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 BlumenauerPolicymakers take important step toward better end-of-life care 19 House Democrats' sites hacked at close of gun sit-in Democrats stage sit-in on House floor to push for gun vote 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 Trail 2016: Her big night Reid: Trump 'may have' broken the law with Russia remarks Senator slams Reid for 'dangerous game' on Trump briefings 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-LeeDemocrats vote to overhaul superdelegate system Dems vote down push to abolish superdelegates Dem posts photo of racially diverse interns after Ryan selfie controversy MORE (@JacksonLeeTX18) July 31, 2013
—This post was updated at 12:02 p.m.