Mar 01, 2017 /

VIDEOS & PICS: McMorris Rodgers Joint Address Recap

Washington, D.C. (March 1, 2017) — Yesterday, Eastern Washington Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) shared her thoughts about what she wanted to see from the President’s Joint Address to Congress. After the President’s speech, the Congresswoman weighed in and expressed her support for his optimistic vision. In case you missed it, McMorris Rodgers’ official statement may be viewed here on Facebook

In the morning, the Congresswoman spoke at the weekly House Republican Leadership press conference about her excitement for the President’s Joint Address, where she also recapped her most recent meetings across Eastern Washington: “As I was in Walla Walla visiting and celebrating a new veterans home, in Spokane visiting a school for the hearing impaired, or in the community bringing people together to talk about how we unify around shared goals, I was reminded that it’s most important to listen to one another and focus on the values that unite us as Americans.”

I was reminded again last week that the best ideas come from people all across this country. As I was in Walla Walla visiting and celebrating a new veterans home, in Spokane visiting a school for the hearing impaired, or in the community bringing people together to talk about how we unify around shared goals, I was reminded that it’s most important to listen to one another and focus on the values that unite us as Americans.

Posted by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

In the afternoon, the Congresswoman sat down with Independent Journal Review for Facebook Live, where she looked forward to President Trump’s, “hopeful vision for America that people want to hear.”

I’m LIVE with IJR Politics talking about what to expect from tonight’s #JointAddress, and how we’re working in the People’s House to get things done for the American people.

Posted by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

…And in this interview with the Daily Caller, the Congresswoman discusses how Republicans are, “unified [and] have a 200 day plan that’s been agreed to by the House and the Senate and the Administration, and it keeps us focused.”

TheDCNF interview with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

With less than 6 hours until Trump's address to Congress, GOP Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is LIVE from the capitol with her thoughts. Stay tuned for interviews with Rep. Dave Brat and others before and after the speech!

Posted by The Daily Caller on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

Just before the President’s Joint Address, the Congresswoman spoke to MSNBC’s Greta Van Susteren, where she previewed President Trump’s, “positive, unifying message” to the country.

I just joined Greta Van Susteren on MSNBC to discuss tonight’s #JointAddress to Congress from President Donald J. Trump. I’m confident that we are going to see a positive, unifying speech to help unite our country on our shared values.

Posted by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

Followed by an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett, where the Congresswoman reiterated Republicans’ commitment to repeal and replace the failed Obamacare law with a 21st Century, people-first health care system:

Here, I tell Erin Burnett OutFront that we can and must do better than Obamacare, and Republicans are on track with our plan to rescue Americans from this failing law. After talking about this with Erin, I was especially glad to hear President Donald J. Trump say in his speech last night that he’ll work with us to ensure people with pre-existing conditions have access to health care.

Posted by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 

Of course, a meeting with President Trump wouldn’t be complete without a thumbs up!

 

…And then there was this behind-the-scenes video to give everyone at home a sneak peek:

 

 

Following the Joint Address, the Congresswoman released her official statement via a Facebook Live video:

My official statement on President Donald J. Trump's Joint Address.

Posted by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

Followed by a few post-Joint Address interviews in Statuary Hall, including one with KING 5 and an interview with the Spokesman-Review:

As the Congresswoman said in her Facebook Live video, at the end of the day, this is about putting people back at the center of their government. This is about people, everyone, living their version of the American Dream.