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This week in Washington(18 images)

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is observed; President Joe Biden marks his first year in office; members of the Congressional Black Caucus urge support of the voting rights bill; and Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Mark Brzezinski as ambassador to Poland among the highlights of the week of January 17, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., discusses President Joe Biden's first year in office during her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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President Biden holds a formal press conference in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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The news conference was the 10th of Biden's presidency, fewer than his predecessors. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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Biden said at the news conference he expects Russia to invade Ukraine, while reiterating his stance that Moscow will face a "severe cost" if it does. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI
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