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

On Wednesday, Madam Speaker met with Fran Drescher, President of SAG-AFTRA. After hosting the family of 2021 Youth Tree Lighter, Michael Mavris of Crescent City, California, on the Speaker’s Balcony, the Speaker joined a bipartisan group of Members from the California Delegation for the annual lighting ceremony of the United States Capitol Christmas Tree.

Thursday morning, Madam Speaker hosted her weekly press conference at the Capitol Visitor Center. That afternoon, she met with Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago, Illinois in the Speaker’s Office to discuss House Democrats’ work For The People. Later, she met with Representative Adriano Espaillat and New York Latinas Against Domestic Violence to talk about combating domestic violence.

Friday morning, following the House and Senate passage of H.R. 6119, Further Extending Government Funding Act, the night before, Madam Speaker enrolled the Continuing Resolution to keep the government open. After the enrollment, Madam Speaker spoke with President David Sassoli, MEP, of the European Parliament to discuss United States and European Union relations, EU-NATO security, post COP-26 discussion and trade relations.

December 1

Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House
“As Speaker of the House, it is my honor to welcome Americans from across the country — visually, virtually and in person — to the annual lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. And as a proud Californian, it is especially exciting that this 84-foot white fir tree hails from California’s Six Rivers National Forest. I’s a source of pride for us.”

December 2

“I’m once again convening the Chairs of the relevant committees so that we can come closer to our version of the competitive, innovation and supply chain legislation that Mr. Leader in the Senate, Mr. Schumer, and I said we would go to conference on. And that’s pretty exciting a prospect.”
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House

December 3

“Democrats will continue to work to craft and pass a strong and hopefully bipartisan long-term funding bill that meets families’ needs, as we crush the virus and ensure that our economy runs smoothly and prices are lowered for middle class families.”
Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House

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

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