On Monday, Madam Speaker joined Golden State Opportunity, parents and advocates for a virtual press event as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Child Tax Credit Awareness Day to ensure parents know about the American Rescue Plan’s historic expansion of the Child Tax Credit and how it will benefit their families. On Tuesday, Madam Speaker spoke with Israeli Foreign Minister Lapid to congratulate him on his new position and the new government and discuss the strong relationship and shared values between the two countries. Wednesday, the Speaker joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Congressman Michael Turner and bipartisan Members of Congress for the introduction of the Vanessa Guillén Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act. Thursday, Speaker Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center, announcing the establishment of a Select Committee on the January 6th Insurrection to uncover the truth behind the deadly attack on our democracy. On Friday morning, Speaker Pelosi met with His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, ahead of a bipartisan leadership meeting.
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