Guess Who’s Coming For Lunch? A St. Patricks Tradition Brings Both Parties Together
It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and the Washington politicians may need the luck of the Irish to get through the annual St. Patrick’s Day lunch.
In the heat of an intense budget debate in Washington, Speaker John Boehner is hosting President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden for lunch Thursday.
But government funding isn’t on the menu, after all, it’s St. Patrick’s Day.
In what is a decades old tradition in Washington, the Ohio Republican will host the president, vice president and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny for the Friends of Ireland luncheon Thursday afternoon in the Rayburn Room in the Capitol.
All I know is if I were attending, I would be asking for a lot of green beer.