On Wednesday morning, Blumenauer tweeted:
New Capitol officer didn't recognize me but President Obama did and brought me through security as we talked bikes and infrastructure.— Earl BlumenauerEarl BlumenauerEx-rep admires furs amid PETA inaugural gala Dem boycotts of inauguration grow WHIP LIST: More than 60 Dems boycotting Trump's inauguration MORE (@repblumenauer) July 31, 2013
Blumenauer ran into the president as they were headed to Obama's meeting with Democratic caucuses from both the House and the Senate. Reportedly the meetings focused on the economy, immigration, healthcare and other second-term priorities for the White House and Democratic lawmakers going into recess on Friday.
Harry ReidHarry ReidThe DC bubble is strangling the DNC Dems want Sessions to recuse himself from Trump-Russia probe Ryan says Trump, GOP 'in complete sync' on ObamaCare MORE (@SenatorReid) July 31, 2013
The President doesn't get a lot from the House of Reps. But he got a birthday cake just now. pic.twitter.com/PqTUEY1sXm— Jim Himes (@jahimes) July 31, 2013
Great to see President Obama!— Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson-LeeEx-rep admires furs amid PETA inaugural gala CBC to Trump: Keep Richard Cordray, ensure the protection of American consumers Pamela Anderson, Mary Matalin to co-host PETA inaugural ball MORE (@JacksonLeeTX18) July 31, 2013
—This post was updated at 12:02 p.m.