Feb 5, 2020 - Politics & Policy

In photos: Trump delivers State of the Union address

Vice President Mike Pence claps as Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi appears to rip a copy of US President Donald Trumps speech
Vice President Mike Pence claps as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appears to rip a copy of President Trump's speech after he delivers the State of the Union address at the Capitol on Tuesday. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump delivered his State of the Union address during what was an eventful night at the Capitol on Tuesday.

Details: From Trump appearing to snub House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's handshake before his address, to special guests appearances and Pelosi ripping up her copy of the president's speech at the end — here's how all the drama unfolded, in photos.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido (C) waves as he is acknowledged by US President Donald Trump during his the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 4
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó waves as he's acknowledged by the president in Congress. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi extends a hand to US president Donald Trump ahead of the State of the Union address
Pelosi extends a hand to Trump ahead of his speech. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images
Radio personality Rush Limbaugh pumps thumb after being awarded the Medal of Freedom by First Lady Melania Trump after being acknowledged by US President Donald Trump
Radio personality Rush Limbaugh after being awarded the Medal of Freedom by First Lady Melania Trump and being acknowledged by the president. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
emale members of Congress dressed in white pose for a photo ahead US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 4
Female Congress members dressed in white for the address. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Charles McGee, who served with the Tuskagee Airmen, attends the State of the Union address with his great- grandson Iain Lanphier
Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Charles McGee, who served with the Tuskagee Airmen, attends the address with his great-grandson Iain Lanphier in the House chamber. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
President Donald Trump during his State of the Union Address in the House Chamber of the Capitol
Trump delivers his address. Photo: Pool/Doug Mills/The New York Times

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