Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, we chat with Rep. Rob Wittman. The Virginia Republican represents what is often referred to as “America’s first district” because it contains the historical city of Jamestown.
Q: What team do you think will win the Stanley Cup?
A: The Capitals (they train in Virginia).
Q: If you could have dinner with anyone (aside from your family), who would it be and why?
A: U2 lead singer and activist Bono.
Q: What’s your favorite drink?
A: Sweet tea.
Q: What’s your favorite movie of all time?
A: “A Few Good Men.”
Q: Who’s your best friend in Congress?
A: My five Labrador retrievers. They are the best listeners!
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.