Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel led political sessions for House Democrats on Wednesday afternoon during their Maryland retreat.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said the speech was “so very consistent with all of the messages that we have been working on.”
Obama is scheduled to deliver closed-door remarks to the Caucus Friday before Members return to their districts for the weekend. Vice President Joseph Biden is also slated to appear before the Caucus on Friday.
“We’ll have an interaction with him that I know will be very productive for the American people,” Pelosi told reporters.
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.