Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House
On Monday, Madam Speaker joined House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries, Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and members of New York City’s labor movement to discuss investments in our nation’s infrastructure. On Tuesday, she joined the House Democratic Women’s Caucus, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and equal pay advocates for a press conference on Equal Pay Day.
On Wednesday, the Speaker welcomed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for a virtual address to Congress. She later held a virtual bilateral meeting with European Parliament President Roberta Metsola before joining the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus to mark one year since eight Georgians were murdered in an act of bigotry. In the afternoon, Madam Speaker and House Democrats held a bill enrollment ceremony for the Emmett Till Antilynching Act.
On Thursday, Madam Speaker held her weekly press conference before enrolling the Postal Service Reform Act. For St. Patrick’s Day, she hosted the Annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon with President Biden in the Rayburn Room and attended a holiday reception at the White House.