This week in Washington (38 images)

House Speaker Paul Ryan announces he will not seek another term, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a Joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing on Facebook and President Donald Trump meets with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani the week of April 9, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
Updated: April 13, 2018 at 10:11 AM
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks about tax cuts for American workers in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday. Trump spoke before an audience of workers and who say they have benefited from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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"America's greatest treasure by far is our people, and my administration hears your voice, and we have your back," Trump said. "You are the ones who are restoring our prosperity, you are the ones who are truly bringing and making America first again, and you are the ones that are taking us to levels that we've never seen before." Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
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Susan Pompeo places her hand on the shoulder of husband Michael Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Secretary of State current nominee for President Donald Trump, as he prepare to speak during the second round of a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Pompeo said his first mission as secretary of state would be to empower department leaders and establish a clear understanding of the president's mission. The former lawmaker said while in Congress and at the CIA, he met hundreds of leaders and officers who said "how demoralizing it is to have so many vacancies and, frankly, not to feel relevant." Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., directs questions to Pompeo. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., questioned Pompeo on his previous comments that the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage was "wrong." Pompeo said he treats all couples within the CIA “with the exact same set of rights,” though he still continues to hold the view that it is inappropriate for two gay people to get married.
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President Donald Trump, alongside Senator John Thune, R-S.D., participates in a meeting on trade with governors and members of Congress at the White House on Thursday. Photo by Chris Kleponis/UPI
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