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10 Photos of Trump's Congress Address: 'The Moment He Became President'

10 Photos of Trump's Congress Address: 'The Moment He Became President'

By    |   Wednesday, 01 March 2017 08:41 AM

President Donald Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night in a speech that those on both sides of the aisle are applauding.

One particular moment helped bring together Democrats and Republicans alike: When Trump recognized the widow of slain Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens.

"He became president of the United States in that moment," CNN commentator Van Jones told Wolf Blitzer on CNN after the session. "Period . . . There are a lot of people who have a lot of reason to be frustrated with him, fearful of him, mad at him. But that was one of the most extraordinary moments you have ever seen in American politics, period."

Here are 10 photos of Trump's address:

001_Congress_AP_17060205067106.jpgU.S. President Donald J. Trump checks hands with military officials before delivering his first address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca/Sipa via AP Images)

002_Congress_RTS10VB4.jpgDemocratic female members of the House of Representatives talk before U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the U.S. Congress. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

003_Congress_AP_17060176434685.jpgPresident Donald Trump address the Joint Session of Congress in Washington, D.C. (Rex Features via AP Images)

004_Congress_GettyImages-646453580.jpgWidow of fallen Navy Seal, Senior Chief William Owens, Carryn Owens (2ndL), first lady Melania Trump, and White House Senior Advisor to the President for Strategic Planning Jared Kushner attend a joint session of the U.S. Congress with U.S. President Donald Trump on February 28, 2017. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

005_Congress_GettyImages-646453476.jpgPresident Donald Trump addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress on February 28, 2017 in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

006_Congress_GettyImages-646462562.jpgGeneral view of the House of Representatives as U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers his address to a joint session of Congress. (Mike Theiler/AFP/Getty Images)

007_Congress_GettyImages-646476492.jpgMembers of President Trump's cabinet — Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis (L), Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (2nd L), Attorney General Jeff Sessions, (C), Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (2nd R), and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) — attend Trump's address. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

008_Congress_AP_17060202803812.jpgDonald J. Trump is greeted by members of his Cabinet. (Rex Features via AP Images) 

009_Congress_RTS10VJ7.jpgAn audience member wears an American flag hijab. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

010_Congress_RTS10VL6.jpgSen. Bernie Sanders applauds as U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the U.S. Congress. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

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