This week in Washington (28 images)

Defense Secretary James Mattis defends President Donald Trump's nuclear strategy, President Donald Trump hosts a law enforcement roundtable on the MS-13 gang violence and Catholics rally in support of "Dreamers" the week of February 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
Updated: Feb. 9, 2018 at 2:13 PM
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The U.S. Capitol is seen as a bipartisan budget deal moves toward a vote on Thursday. Congress approved a new two-year budget deal on Friday, President Donald Trump signed the legislation, ending a five-and-a-half-hour government shutdown. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Don Bouvet (L), listens as President Donald Trump tells the assembled media in the Oval Office how he gave $10,000 to Shane Bouvet, to help pay for his father's cancer treatment on Friday. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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Shane Bouvet, left, and his father, Don Bouvet, listen as President Trump told the assembled media how he gave $10,000 to Shane Bouvet, to help pay for his father's cancer treatment, in the Oval Office. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly (R), looks on during an Oval Office media opportunity on Friday. Kelly Kelly called Porter "a man of true integrity and honor," prior to publication of photos of Holderness' eye injury. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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White House Communications Director, Hope Hicks (R), looks on alongside Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway 9L) during an Oval Office media opportunity. Hicks is at the center of the Rob Porter controversy as she is currently dating him and in control of the White House's response. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer walks toward his office. "What makes Democrats proudest of this bill is that after a decade of cuts to programs that help the middle class, we have a dramatic reversal," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said. The bill does not address DACA, though the Senate pledged to deal with the fate of the program's 'Dreamers' next week. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said at a news conference on Thursday, "To anyone who doubts my intention to solve this problem and bring up a DACA and immigration reform bill: Do not. We will bring a solution to the floor, one that the president will sign. We must pass this budget agreement first, though, so that we can get onto that. So please know that we are committed to getting this done." Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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