Washington, D.C.-- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent the following letter today to President Obama inviting him to address a Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday, September 9, 2009.
Below is the text of the letter to the President:
September 2, 2009
President Barack Obama
The White House
Washington, D.C. 20500
Dear Mr. President:
Our nation is closer than ever to achieving health insurance reform that will lower costs, retain choice, improve quality and expand coverage. We are committed to reaching this goal.
We would like to invite you to address a Joint Session of the Congress on Wednesday, September 9 on health insurance reform.
Thank you for considering this invitation to speak to the Congress and the nation.
HARRY REID NANCY PELOSI
Majority Leader of the Senate Speaker of the House