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President Trump's first address to Congress

Updated 4:50 PM ET, Thu March 2, 2017
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US President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress for the first time on Tuesday, February 28. Behind him, from left, are Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Trump speaks at the beginning of his address. Win McNamee/Getty Images
A wide view of the House chamber. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Supreme Court justices watch the speech. From left, in front, are John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Maureen Scalia, the widow of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, is applauded during the speech. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Carryn Owens, center, cries as she is applauded by the chamber during Trump's speech. Owens' husband, Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, recently was killed during a mission in Yemen. "Ryan died as he lived: a warrior and a hero, battling against terrorism and securing our nation," Trump said. The applause lasted over a minute, which Trump said must be a record. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Trump also recognized Megan Crowley, a college student who, at 15 months old, was diagnosed with Pompe disease and wasn't expected to live past age 5. Her father founded a pharmaceutical company to find a cure. "Megan's story is about the unbounded power of a father's love for a daughter," Trump said. "But our slow and burdensome approval process at the Food and Drug Administration keeps too many advances, like the one that saved Megan's life, from reaching those in need." BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
Muslim activist Fauzia Rizvi, a guest of US Rep. Mark Takano, watches Trump's address. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Members of Trump's Cabinet applaud the President. From left are Defense Secretary James Mattis, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/AP
Trump smiles during his speech, which lasted over an hour. JIM LO SCALZO/AFP/Getty Images
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi listens to the speech. J. Scott Applewhite/AP
The President waves before starting his speech. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Trump is applauded after arriving in the House chamber. Jim Lo Scalzo/Getty Images
Trump shakes hands with Ryan before starting. JIM LO SCALZO/AFP/Getty Images
Trump shakes hands on his way through the chamber. Facing the President here are Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, left, and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images
Trump stands in the doorway of the House chamber while being introduced. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Pence confers with Ryan before Trump's speech. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
First lady Melania Trump, bottom right, is applauded as she arrives in the chamber. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
US Sen. John McCain, left, talks with US Sen. Lindsey Graham before Trump arrived. Win McNamee/Getty Images
US Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez arrive in the House chamber. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Many Democrats wore white as a nod to the women's suffrage movement. Posing for a photo here are, from left, US Reps. Brenda Lawrence, Joyce Beatty, Marcia Fudge and Val Demings. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIAFP/Getty Images
US Sen. Bernie Sanders arrives for the speech. Win McNamee/Getty Images