This week in Washington (27 images)

House Republicans pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies, and Trump returns from Asia the week of November 13, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
Updated: Nov. 17, 2017 at 7:59 PM
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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks at a news conference about concerns over the current House of Representatives tax reform bill on Capitol Hill on Monday. Speakers urged Congress to preserve state and local tax exemption deductions, and private activity bonds. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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Alexandria, Va., Mayor Allison Silberberg speaks at a news conference regarding the tax reform bill. President Trump also weighed in on Twitter, advising legislators to get rid of the individual mandate in the ACA, which would save $338 billion in taxes over 10 years, offering additional room to cut taxes. However, this would leave 13 million more Americans uninsured by 2027. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., points to a chart that shows how taxes would increase for individuals under the current House of Representatives tax reform bill. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., arrives at the Capitol on Monday for a vote for the first time after he was attacked while mowing his lawn at his Kentucky home. Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of the Justice Department on Tuesday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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"I will not accept -- and reject -- accusations that I have ever lied under oath," Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified to the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp (L) and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosello testify during a House Natural Resources committee hearing on the need for continuing disaster recovery efforts in the wake of the multiple hurricanes that hit the islands on Tuesday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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