There he was. Nearly 4,400 miles from home.
Just another Washington insider trying to enjoy a few precious moments in sunny Italy away from work without fixating on Congress or politics, when whom should his wandering gaze fall upon, but her.
“That time you went to a restaurant in Florence on vacation and [House Minority Leader] Nancy [Pelosi] has … enjoyed a meal there,” our tipster shared after stumbling upon a snapshot of the California Democrat during a recent European retreat.
Pelosi led a congressional delegation through the region in early 2009, stopping in Florence , Rome and Naples along the way.
Our forensics lab is still crunching all the data.
But the 'do (length, hairstyle, color) seems to match this puckerrific pose captured just outside the Capitol in March of the same year.
Regardless of the time frame, the proud Italian-American leader appears to have made a lasting impression. Our overseas spy said her smiling mug is prominently featured “just under a picture of the owner with [singer Bruce] Springsteen, and on the same wall as photos with [actors John] Travolta and Brad Pitt — among others.”