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Obama to meet with freshman Dems next week

Posted On: Mar 21, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

Obama to meet with freshman Dems next week

Former President Barack Obama will meet with House Democratic freshmen on Monday, according to an invitation obtained by POLITICO. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hosting the reception, which will occur Monday evening after House votes, to “celebrate the freshman class of the 116 th Congress.” The event is only for members and limited to the 60-plus freshman class. After keeping a low profile for much of President Donald Trump's first year and a half in office, Obama was heavily involved in the midterms, endorsing dozens of candidates both at the nationwide and state levels and campaign for several of the highest-profile Democrats running. The meet-and-greet will be held at the house of Esther Coopersmith, a well-known Washington hostess who served as representative to the United Nations in President Jimmy Carter's administration. While several of the new Democrats will be fresh faces to Obama, at least a half of dozen might be recognizable given they worked in his administration. Rep. Tom Malinowski...

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