The White House released a list of guests it expected to attend Monday night’s dinner at the White House. President Barack Obama invited scores of lawmakers and their spouses to dine with him in the East Room as part of his effort to strengthen relations with Capitol Hill.
Below is the list of guests expected to join Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden and Jill Biden, according to pool reports.
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.