Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, weíre chatting with Rep. Lou Barletta. It turns out that the Pennsylvania Republican is a fan of MGD, the Gipper and Jimmy Stewart.
Q: What team do you think will win the Stanley Cup?
A: Right now, Iím more excited to see the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins win the Calder Cup!
Q: If you could have dinner with anyone (aside from your family), who would it be and why?
A: If weíre allowed to include those whoíve passed away, I would love to have had the opportunity to sit down with Ronald Reagan ó a great American, a strong executive and a wonderful communicator.
Q: Whatís your favorite drink?
A: Iíve been a big fan of Miller Genuine Draft since college, but I also love a good Yuengling.
Q: Whatís your favorite movie of all time?
A: ďItís A Wonderful LifeĒ is a terrific movie that really drives home the importance of family, community and doing the right thing in the face of adversity.
Q: Whoís your best friend in Congress?
A: While Iím close with the members of the Pennsylvania delegation, Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) has been a terrific help to me in these first few weeks in office.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.