Photo catches Dem playing Candy Crush during State of the Union
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A Democratic congresswoman was caught playing Candy Crush on her smartphone during President TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency MORE's State of the Union address on Tuesday.

A photo from the event shows Rep. Brenda LawrenceBrenda Lulenar LawrenceHouse Dems push to delay Kavanaugh vote for investigation Lawmakers move to award posthumous Congressional Gold Medal to Aretha Franklin Record numbers of women nominated for governor, Congress MORE (D-Mich.) playing the popular puzzle game alongside two fellow congresswomen of the Congressional Black Caucus, who were also on their phones for that part of the speech.

The phones in the photo show the time as 9:42 p.m., about a third of the way through Trump's 80-minute speech to Congress, as he was discussing the administration's plans to reinvigorate international trade, pushing for trade deals that are fair and reciprocal for Americans.

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The Hill has reached out to Lawrence for comment.

Reps. Bonnie Watson ColemanBonnie Watson ColemanHillicon Valley: Sanders finds perfect target in Amazon | Cyberattacks are new fear 17 years after 9/11 | Firm outs alleged British Airways hackers | Trump to target election interference with sanctions | Apple creating portal for police data requests Cyberattacks are a constant fear 17 years after 9/11 Beware the ides of the African American woman MORE (D-N.J.) and Joyce BeattyJoyce Birdson BeattyBeware the ides of the African American woman The Hill's Morning Report — Trump picks new fight with law enforcement, intelligence community Lots of love: Charity tennis match features lawmakers teaming up across the aisle MORE (D-Ohio) were both pictured on their phones as well.

Democrats sat together during the address, with most refusing to stand or clap during the president's speech that touted the Republican-passed tax cuts and economic growth under the new administration.