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Photos of the Week: Holidays and Bipawtisanship Edition

The week of Dec. 10 as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree stands on the West Front of the Capitol on Dec. 10. The noble fir was harvested on November 2nd, from Willamette National Forest in Oregon. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

This week the Capitol Christmas Tree lit the night, a big tech guest heard questions from Congress (and InfoWars’ Alex Jones), and members celebrated bipawtisanship ... keep scrolling, you’ll get it.

The week of Dec. 10, 2018 in photos: 

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 10: Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., Riggins, left, a Welsh Terrier, from his office, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and her Mini Goldendoodle, Carmela, pose for a picture at the Bipawtisan Howliday in Rayburn Building on December 10, 2018. Riggins is owned by Curbelo's communications director Joanna Rodriguez. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., Riggins, left, a Welsh Terrier, from his office, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and her Mini Goldendoodle, Carmela, pose for a picture at the Bipawtisan Howliday in the Rayburn Building on Dec. 10. Riggins is owned by Curbelo’s communications director Joanna Rodriguez. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Google CEO Sundar Pichai, center, is confronted by Infowar's Alex Jones, right, as he arrives to testify in the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on "Transparency and Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices" in the Rayburn House Office Building on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Google CEO Sundar Pichai, center left, is confronted by Infowar’s Alex Jones, far right, as he arrives to testify at the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on “Transparency and Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices” in the Rayburn House Office Building on Tuesday, Dec. 11. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 11: Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, speaks with Roll Call in his office on Dec. 11, 2018, as he prepares to depart the U.S. Senate. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, speaks with Roll Call in his office on Dec. 11, as he prepares to depart the Senate. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with reporters in the Capitol after arriving back from a White House meeting with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., about the border wall and a potential government shutdown on December 11, 2018.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with reporters in the Capitol after returning from a Dec. 11, White House meeting with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer about the border wall and a potential government shutdown. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., talks with Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, before a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support hearing in Dirksen Building titled "United States Navy and Marine Corps Readiness," on December 12, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., talks with Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer before a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support hearing on Dec. 12. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 12: Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., and ranking member Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., attend a House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade hearing titled "Evaluating the Effectiveness of the International Financial Institutions," in Rayburn Building on December 12, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ranking member Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., and Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., talk during a House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade hearing on Dec. 12, 2018. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 12: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., leaves the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, after the briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., leaves the House Intelligence Committee on Dec. 12, after the briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 12: CIA Director Gina Haspel leaves a briefing in the Capitol Visitor Center with House leaders on December 12, 2018, about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
CIA Director Gina Haspel leaves a briefing in the Capitol Visitor Center with House leaders on Dec. 12, about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 13: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center as Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is seen on the House floor via a monitor on December 13, 2018.( Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center as Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is seen via monitor speaking on the House floor Dec. 13. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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