Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House
(January 9— January 15)
Last Sunday morning, Madam Speaker joined Margaret Brennan on CBS’s Face The Nation for a live remote interview from the Rotunda of the Russell Senate Building to discuss voting rights and the COVID crisis. On Wednesday, she joined Vice President Kamala Harris, Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, Congressional Leadership and other Members of Congress for the lying in state of The Honorable Harry Mason Reid in the United States Capitol Rotunda, with President Joe Biden paying his respects that afternoon. In the evening, Madam Speaker and Congressional Leadership viewed the departure of the late Senator from the United States Capitol. On Thursday, Madam Speaker held her weekly press conference in the Capitol Visitor Center ahead of House passage of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.
Take a look at this week’s behind-the-scenes photos: