WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump congratulates Pelosi on rise to be speaker
WASHINGTON— Jan 03, 2019—The Latest on the 116th Congress (all times local):
President Donald Trump is congratulating Democrat Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH’-see) hours after she was sworn in as House speaker.
Trump tells reporters during a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room that Pelosi’s election to lead the House is “a tremendous, tremendous achievement.”
The president says he’s hopeful “we’re going to work together” on issues such as infrastructure and more.