A Biden-Cheney fistbump, a sleepy Ted Cruz and John Roberts clapping: Moments you might have missed during Biden’s address to Congress
WASHINGTON — As President Joe Biden approached the dais for his his first address to a joint session of a socially distant Congress on Wednesday evening, he stopped for a fist bump with an unlikely partner: Rep. Liz Cheney
Cheney, R-Wyo., serves as the No. 3 Republican in House leadership and has been critical of the Democratic president. She is the daughter of staunch Republican former Vice President Dick Cheney. But she also has drawn the ire of her own caucus for her condemnation of former President Donald Trump’s comments after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Here are some other moments you may have missed from Biden’s first address to Congress:
"Madam Speaker, Madame Vice President." With those words, history was made on the congressional floor.
Iowa 2nd’s winner tweaks her opponent
And Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, offered a not-so-subtle jab to her Democratic counterparts. The first-term congresswoman wore a mask with the number “6” emblazoned on the front – her margin of victory over Democrat Rita Hart.
The tight race in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District dragged out for weeks and made its way to a House panel when Hart appealed her loss. The appeal was later dropped before the panel had an opportunity to weigh in.
[email protected] wearing a mask to the Joint Session that only days “6” is 🔥! #ia02pic.twitter.com/tUzEIz3ZuS
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