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 BlumenauerOvernight Finance: Biz groups endorse Trump's Labor pick | New CBO score coming before health bill vote | Lawmakers push back on public broadcasting cuts Dem, GOP lawmakers push back against Trump’s cuts to public broadcasting Trump: Mar-a-Lago 'most convenient' place to hold VA meeting 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 ReidThis obscure Senate rule could let VP Mike Pence fully repeal ObamaCare once and for all Sharron Angle to challenge GOP rep in Nevada Fox's Watters asks Trump whom he would fire: Baldwin, Schumer or Zucker 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-LeeWeek ahead: Congress itching for answers on WikiLeaks, Trump wiretapping claims Amash misses vote, ending perfect attendance streak Overnight Cybersecurity: Assange mocks CIA over hacked files | Comey briefs lawmakers | Senate panel approves Trump intel chief MORE (@JacksonLeeTX18) July 31, 2013
—This post was updated at 12:02 p.m.