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Bachmann among lawmakers to sign Mother’s Day cards for home-bound moms

Rep. Michele BachmannMichele BachmannWill Trump back women’s museum? Michele Bachmann on Trump victory: ‘God did this’ The right-wing wants a revolution, and we had better pay attention MORE knows something about Mother’s Day: The Minnesota Republican has been a mom to 28 kids over the years, five biological children and 23 foster kids.

On Tuesday, she’s planning to celebrate the upcoming holiday by reaching out to a few moms.

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Bachmann is one of more than a dozen lawmakers scheduled to speak at a Mother’s Day card-signing event on Capitol Hill, organized by Meals on Wheels of America, in honor of Sunday’s holiday.

“These mothers have blessed their families with sacrificial, loving and tireless service, and it’s a privilege to give them a small portion of the gratitude and praise they deserve,” Bachmann told ITK on Monday.

“What a joy it would be if this card-signing helped encourage people all across the country to seek out other home-bound moms and honor them, not only on Mother’s Day, but all year round.”

Lawmakers will sign cards in the Cannon House Office Building’s Caucus Room 345, and the cards will be delivered to home-bound seniors who rely on Meals on Wheels to deliver food to them.

The event will last from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., but given how many lawmakers are lined up to speak, two hours seems like a conservative estimate.

Along with Bachmann, a spokesman for Meals on Wheels told ITK that remarks are expected from Reps. Lou BarlettaLou BarlettaOvernight Finance: Trump expected to pick Steven Mnuchin for Treasury | Budget chair up for grabs | Trump team gets deal on Carrier jobs Barletta talks with Trump about Labor secretary job Trump to name Elaine Chao Transportation secretary MORE (R-Pa.), Diane BlackDiane BlackLobbying World Budget chairmanship suddenly up for grabs Sunday shows preview: Dems prepare for next steps MORE (R-Tenn.), André Carson (D-Ind.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Mark Critz (D-Pa.), Frank Guinta (R-N.H.), Wally Herger (R-Calif.), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), David Loebsack (D-Iowa), Carolyn McCarthyCarolyn McCarthyWhy Congress needs an openly atheist member, now Lobbying World Lobbying world MORE (D-N.Y.), Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.), Dave ReichertDavid ReichertUS businesses can start applying for tariff reductions on scarce products House lawmakers call on Obama administration to oppose Iran joining global trade body Ryan: Pacific deal can't be fixed in time for lame-duck vote MORE (R-Wash.), Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio).

Apparently, no amount of praise is too much when it comes to dear old Mom.