Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House

(June 27 — July 3, 2021)

On Monday, Madam Speaker held a photo opportunity with His Excellency Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel, before a bipartisan leadership meeting. Tuesday, Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats held a bill enrollment ceremony for three Congressional Review Act (CRA) Disapproval Resolutions to reverse the damage inflicted on families’ health & financial security by the last Administration. Wednesday, Madam Speaker joined Chairman Peter DeFazio, Chairman Frank Pallone and House Democrats for a press conference ahead of House passage of H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act — a transformative, jobs-creating package that seizes this once-in-a-century opportunity to rebuild our infrastructure and puts equity front and center. That afternoon, ahead of debate and remarks on the House Floor regarding a Select Committee to investigate January 6th, Madam Speaker hosted law enforcement officers to show appreciation for their heroic defense of the Capitol as well as their continued service. Thursday morning, Madam Speaker held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center and announced the Members who will serve on the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol. Immediately after, Speaker Pelosi, the Democratic Women’s Caucus, House Democrats and care advocates gathered for a press event in the Rayburn Room to highlight the importance of investing in our care economy through President Biden’s American Families Plan.

Take a look at this week’s behind-the-scenes photos:

June 28

Honored to welcome His Excellency Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel, to the United States Capitol. Support for Israel has always been and will continue to be bipartisan due to our shared values and mutual security concerns.

June 29

By these acts of Congress, we are reasserting the power of the People’s House to deliver For The People, reclaiming the authority under the Constitution and upholding the balance of power. With these actions, Democrats continue to advance the public’s interest, not special interests.
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House (June 27– July 3, 2021)

June 30

“We are bringing a bill to the Floor today that not only builds the infrastructure of America, but helps to rebuild the middle class.”
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House (June 27– July 3, 2021)
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House (June 27– July 3, 2021)

July 1

It is clear that January 6th was not simply an attack on a building, but on our very democracy: an attack on the peaceful transfer of power. It is imperative that we find the truth of that day and ensure that such an assault on our Capitol and Democracy cannot ever again happen.
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House (June 27– July 3, 2021)
The Democratic women in Congress are relentless and persistent on behalf of America’s working families. We won’t be finished until we do what we are responsible to do for our children, for their families, for their caregivers. When women succeed, America succeeds.
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House (June 27– July 3, 2021)

Speaker of the House, focused on strengthening America’s middle class and creating jobs; mother, grandmother, dark chocolate connoisseur.