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Photos of the week ending April 19, 2024

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security in the Cannon House Office Building on Tuesday.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security in the Cannon House Office Building on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

A short-lived impeachment and another threat to vacate the speaker’s chair highlighted the week on Capitol Hill. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

From left, House Majority Whip Tom Emmer of Minnesota, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Speaker Mike Johnson of Louisiana participate in the House Republican news conference following the House GOP caucus meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The House impeachment managers — Republican Reps. Mark E. Green of Tennessee, Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Michael McCaul of Texas, Clay Higgins of Louisiana, Andy Biggs of Arizona, Ben Cline of Virginia, Michael Guest of Mississippi, Laurel Lee of Florida and August Pfluger of Texas — walk through the Capitol Rotunda to the Senate to deliver articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Newly appointed House Appropriations Chairman Tom Cole of Oklahoma arrives for the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request for the Department of Defense in the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Republican Reps. Ralph Norman of South Carolina, Thomas Massie of Kentucky and Chip Roy of Texas huddle at the entrance to Speaker Mike Johnson’s office on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Impeachment managers Clay Higgins, left, and Andy Biggs return to the House side after the Senate voted to end the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as Speaker Mike Johnson conducts a TV news interview in the Will Rogers corridor at the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Miss USA Noelia Voigt poses for photos on the House steps of the Capitol as Georgia GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks to reporters Thursday about Speaker Mike Johnson after a vote. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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