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The President’s Speech: Scenes From Trump’s First Address to Congress

President Donald Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives.

Rain falls outside the U.S. Capitol before President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress in Washington on Feb. 28, 2017.

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President Donald Trump enters the House Chamber to speak before a joint session of Congress. Mark Wilson / Getty Images
President Trump points as he arrives in the House Chamber. Alex Brandon / AP

Members of Congress wear white to honor the women's suffrage movement and support women's rights before President Trump's address.

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President Trump arrives to deliver his address. Jim Lo Scalzo / Pool via Reuters
First lady Melania Trump waits for the president's address. Pete Marovich / EPA
President Trump shakes hands with House Speaker Paul Ryan. Jim Lo Scalzo / AP
Demonstrators hold signs in Lafayette Square during a rally calling for resistance to President Trump before his address. Zach Gibson / Getty Images
From left, Supreme Court Justices John G. Roberts, Anthony M. Kennedy and Stephen Breyer attend the address. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

President Trump defended controversial policies pushed by his administration in its first month and optimistically outlined a bold agenda highlighted by immigration reform, an expansive infrastructure program and reform of the nation's health care system.

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Maureen Scalia, the widow of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, is recognized during President Trump's address. Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images

President Trump and the entire chamber applaud as they look toward Carryn Owens, widow of Navy Seal Ryan Owens.

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Carryn Owens, center, the widow of fallen Navy Seal William Owens, is recognized during President Trump's address. Ivanka Trump looks on at right.

Owens was killed in last month's deadly commando raid in Yemen.

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President Trump points at the crowd after delivering his address.

Related: President Lays Out Bold Agenda With Softer Tone

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