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Photos of the Week: Biden in DC, Trudeau at the Capitol and victory for the Bad News Babes

The week of June 17 as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists

Democratic candidate Joe Biden speaks during the Poor People’s Moral Action Congress forum for presidential candidates at Trinity Washington University on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

This week, Hope Hicks testified behind closed doors, the Canadian prime minister visited the Capitol Building to collect on his bet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Bad News Babes won the annual Congressional Softball Game.

All that and more below. Here’s the entire week in photos:

UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: From left, Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., talk as a staffer carries a chair behind them before the start of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the "Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019”on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., talk as a staffer carries a chair behind them before the start of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the “Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019" on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, prepares to testify before a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Dirksen Building titled "The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement," on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer prepares to testify before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement,” on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., conducts a news conference in the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday June 18, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., conducts a news conference in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., center, talks on his phone as Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., left, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., talk at the Senate subway in the Capitol on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., center, talks on his phone as Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., left, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., talk at the Senate subway stop in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, talks with a reporter before the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, talks with reporters after casting her 7,000th consecutive vote in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 19: Hope Hicks, the former White House communication director, is seen during a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee about their investigation of President Trump and the Robert Mueller report on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Hope Hicks, the former White House communication director, is seen during a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee about their investigation of President Trump and the Robert Mueller report on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 19: From left, Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Chris Coons, D-Del., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., prepare for a Senate Appropriations Committee markup of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Chris Coons, D-Del., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., prepare for the Senate Appropriations Committee markup of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 19: The press softball team holds up a trophy after winning against the Congressional softball team in the in the Congressional Women's Softball Game at Watkins Elementary in Washington on Wednesday June 19, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
The Bad News Babes softball team holds up a trophy after defeating the members of Congress team in the in the Congressional Women’s Softball Game at Watkins Elementary in Washington on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

 

UNITED STATES - JUNE 20: Ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., right, talks with counsel Norman Eisen during a House Judiciary Committee hearing titled "Lessons from the Mueller Report, Part II: Bipartisan Perspectives," in Rayburn Building on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., right, talks with counsel Norman Eisen during the House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Lessons from the Mueller Report, Part II: Bipartisan Perspectives,” on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 20: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., arrives in Speaker Pelosi’s office for the meeting with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., arrives in Speaker Pelosi’s office for the meeting with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 20: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exchange gifts as they settle a wager over the recent NBA basketball championship game between her Golden State Warriors and his victorious Toronto Raptors at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday June 20, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exchange gifts as they settle a wager on Thursday over the NBA basketball championship game between her Golden State Warriors and his victorious Toronto Raptors. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 21: From left, Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas, are seen in the Capitol's Rayburn Room before a bill enrollment for the Taxpayer First Act on Friday, June 21, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas, gather in the Capitol’s Rayburn Room for the bill enrollment for the Taxpayer First Act on Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 21: Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., talks to reporters as he leaves the Capitol after the last votes of the week in the House in Washington on Friday June 21, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) Quigley
Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., runs down the House steps as he leaves the Capitol after the last votes of the week in the House on Friday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

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