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Trump shows off acquittal headlines at National Prayer Breakfast

President TrumpDonald John TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year DOJ appeals ruling preventing it from replacing Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit 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 RomneyBiden teams to meet with Trump administration agencies Paul Ryan calls for Trump to accept results: 'The election is over' Trump transition order follows chorus of GOP criticism 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 McCarthyTop Republicans praise Trump's Flynn pardon Richmond says GOP 'reluctant to stand up and tell the emperor he wears no clothes' Sunday shows preview: Biden transition, COVID-19 spike in spotlight MORE (R-Calif.), members of Trump's Cabinet and Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGovernors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions Spending deal clears obstacle in shutdown fight Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation 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