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 BlumenauerDEA decision against reclassifying marijuana ignores public opinion Policymakers take important step toward better end-of-life care 19 House Democrats' sites hacked at close of gun sit-in 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 Reid10 most expensive House races McConnell: Senate won't take up TPP this year Politicians can’t afford to ignore Latinos 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-LeeExamining police-community issues with bipartisan working group Democrats vote to overhaul superdelegate system Dems vote down push to abolish superdelegates MORE (@JacksonLeeTX18) July 31, 2013
—This post was updated at 12:02 p.m.