Trump shows off acquittal headlines at National Prayer Breakfast

President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE boasted of his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial during an appearance at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, showing off newspaper headlines that blared the news.

As Trump entered the room at the Washington Hilton and went to take his seat, he smiled and held up copies of USA Today and The Washington Post, each bearing headlines about the Senate's verdict.

Members of the audience laughed and applauded.

The Senate voted on Wednesday to acquit Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Republican Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyStimulus checks debate now focuses on size, eligibility CNN chyron says 'nah' to Trump claim about Russia Unemployment benefits to expire as coronavirus talks deadlock MORE (Utah) was the lone senator to cross party lines, voting to convict Trump for abuse of power.

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Attendees at the prayer breakfast included Vice President Pence, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyDon't let Trump distract us from the real threat of his presidency Overnight Health Care: Five takeaways from Fauci's testimony | CDC: Children might play 'important role' in spreading COVID-19 | GOP leader wants rapid testing at Capitol GOP leader wants to make rapid testing available at Capitol MORE (R-Calif.), members of Trump's Cabinet and Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGOP lawmaker: Democratic Party 'used to be more moderate' White House not optimistic on near-term stimulus deal Sunday shows - Stimulus debate dominates MORE (D-Calif.).

Trump did not interact with Pelosi upon his arrival, though the Speaker stood and clapped as he walked in. Pelosi was seated on the opposite side of the podium from the president. The two were in the same room again two days after a tense State of the Union address.

At the conclusion of the president's speech Tuesday night, Pelosi picked up her copy of Trump's prepared remarks and ripped it up, an act that has dominated the conversation about the speech in Washington, D.C.

Morgan Chalfant contributed