Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House
On Tuesday, Speaker Pelosi met with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. She then joined the Mineta family, Members of Congress and guests to celebrate the life and service of the late Secretary Norm Mineta, and later hosted a roundtable with Members of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee and veterans advocates.
On Wednesday, Speaker Pelosi welcomed Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine, to the United States Capitol to address Members of Congress. In the afternoon, she joined Democratic women Members of Congress and reproductive freedom advocates for a press event ahead of Thursday’s House passage of the Right to Contraception Act. In the evening, she joined the National Urban League at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial to kick off their 2022 Conference.
On Thursday, Speaker Pelosi hosted her weekly press conference in the Capitol Visitors Center, where she discussed Democrats’ fight to lower costs for working families while defending American’ freedom from radical right-wing attacks.
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