2017 photos of the year

Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20. Greg Nash


Protesters burn trash on K Street after President TrumpDonald John TrumpRand's reversal advances Pompeo New allegations could threaten Trump VA pick: reports President Trump puts on the pageantry for Macron’s visit MORE’s inauguration on Jan. 20. Victoria Sarno Jordan


The Women’s March on Washington is seen from 7th Street on Jan. 21. Greg Nash


President Trump speaks to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Jan. 28 with some of his staff looking on. By June, Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusThe Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos Memos document Comey's interactions with Trump Trump quipped about ‘putting reporters in jail’ in conversation with Comey MORE, Stephen Bannon, Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerMastering the DC rental market — taking lessons from Scott Pruitt's per night rental deal The Hill's 12:30 Report Trump’s zeal for administration firings denigrates public servants MORE and Michael Flynn were not working at the White House. Getty Images


Syrian refugee Baraa Haj Khalaf hugs her mother Fattoum as she arrives at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Ill. on Feb. 7. Baraa and her family were previously banned from entering the United States after President Trump signed an executive order banning immigrants from certain countries from entering the country. Getty Images


Protesters demonstrate outside the White House in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10. Greg Nash


Members of the House Freedom Caucus discuss the American Health Care Act during a meeting on March 23. Greg Nash


President Trump, Justice Anthony Kennedy and Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch arrive for Gorsuch's public swearing-in ceremony at the White House on April 10. Greg Nash


Protesters yell at House Republicans boarding buses to the White House after the American Health Care Act vote on May 4. Greg Nash


Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyFlight records show Trump spent night in Russia, contradicting what he told Comey: report White House stresses Trump has 'no intention' of firing Mueller Bad news for the GOP: 'Comey memos' leak is 'Nunes memo' redux MORE is sworn in before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing entitled "Russian Federation Efforts to Interfere in the 2016 U.S. Elections" on June 8. Greg Nash


Members of the Democratic and Republican baseball teams pray prior to the annual charity baseball game on June 15. Greg Nash


White House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerMnuchin to lead delegation to embassy opening in Jerusalem: report DNC sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks over alleged election interference The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos MORE arrives to meet with Senate Intelligence Committee staff to discuss the Russia investigation on July 24. Greg Nash


Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainManchin, Donnelly back Pompeo This week: Senate barrels toward showdown over Pompeo Romney forced into GOP primary for Utah Senate nomination MORE (R-Ariz.) is seen during a press conference on July 27. McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier in the summer and returned in time to cast a deciding vote that prevented an ObamaCare repeal later in the evening. Greg Nash


White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the alt-right clash with counterprotesters as they enter Emancipation Park during the "Unite the Right" rally Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Va. Getty Images


Protesters in favor of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program demonstrate outside the Trump Hotel after the Trump administration announced on Sept. 5 it will rescind the program next year. Greg Nash


Candidate for Senate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreGOP intensifies war against Blankenship in West Virginia The Hill's Morning Report: Hannity drawn into Cohen legal fight Blankenship compares McConnell to 'the Russians' for 'interfering' in W.Va. primary MORE (R) shows his gun during campaign rally in Fairhope, Ala., on Sept. 26. Rival Doug Jones (D) would go on to defeat Moore in December after multiple sexual misconduct claims were made against Moore. Getty Images


House Majority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseHouse Republicans prepare to battle for leadership slots Scalise released from hospital after planned surgery The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos MORE (R-La.) returns to his office on Sept. 28 after a floor speech. He returned to work for the first time since the June congressional baseball practice shooting. Greg Nash


President Trump throws a paper towel roll as he visits the Calvary Chapel in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 3. Getty Images


Rep. John LewisJohn Lewis House passes series of bills to improve IRS Obama and John Lewis talk MLK on 50th anniversary of assassination Tax writers offer bipartisan proposal to improve IRS MORE (D-Ga.) discusses gun control legislation during a rally on Oct. 4 to honor victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Camille Fine


Russian flags are thrown at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellRand's reversal advances Pompeo After Dems stood against Pompeo, Senate’s confirmation process needs a revamp Overnight Cybersecurity: Senators eye path forward on election security bill | Facebook isn't winning over privacy advocates | New hacks target health care MORE (R-Ky.) and President Trump prior to a Senate Republican policy luncheon to discuss tax reform on Oct. 24. UPI photo


Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) celebrates winning the governor’s race during an election night party in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 7. Greg Nash


Michael Flynn leaves the Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse on Dec. 1 after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI in the bureau’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Greg Nash


Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenFranken to make first public appearance since resignation Overnight Cybersecurity: Fallout from Comey memos | IG reportedly investigating memos over classified info | DNC sues Russia, Trump campaign | GOP chair blasts FDIC over data security Why Smokin' Joe leads the pack of 2020 Democratic hopefuls MORE (D-Minn.) leaves the Capitol after announcing on Dec. 7 he will resign from his seat after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. Camille Fine


Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai takes a sip from his coffee mug after voting to end net neutrality rules on Dec. 14. Greg Nash


Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanWatchdog group sues for donor list from Ryan-aligned nonprofit Terminating Budget Committees not as absurd as it sounds The writing is on the wall for bump stocks and Congress should finalize it MORE (R-Wis.) gives a thumbs up to House Budget Committee Chairman Diane BlackDiane Lynn BlackGOP lawmaker, candidate for governor cancels NFL season tickets over protests Ex-EPA heads urge Pruitt to scrap changes to truck pollution rule Protecting nurses’ conscience: a non-negotiable in the final FY 2018 spending bill MORE (R-Tenn.) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyFormer Bush adviser joining Ways and Means Committee in key staff role Some doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP House passes series of bills to improve IRS MORE (R-Texas) after enrolling the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on Dec. 21. Greg Nash