Madam Speaker: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the U.S. Speaker of the House
(August 1–7, 2021)
On Wednesday, Madam Speaker welcomed the new Ambassador, Mariangela Zappia of Italy, to the United States at the Capitol to discuss COVID-19 response and recovery, advancing international security and stability, and addressing the climate crisis. Later, the Speaker joined Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senators Patty Murray, Kirsten Gillibrand and Ron Wyden, and paid leave advocates to speak at the Paid Leave for All National Bus Tour Stop. She also joined House Democrats for a bill enrollment photo opportunity for H.R. 3325, to award Congressional Gold Medals to USCP and those who protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6th. On Friday, Madam Speaker held her weekly press conference in the U.S. Capitol.
Take a look at this week’s behind-the-scenes photos: