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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

_______________________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 19, 2010

Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight's State Dinner, followed by the list for the head table:

Below, original list.....

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


The President & First Lady Michelle Obama

His Excellency Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, President of Mexico and Mrs. Margarita Zavala

Mr. Michael Adler, Miami Beach, FL

Mrs. Judy Adler


Mr. Javier Alatorre, Mexico


Mr. Will Allen, Growing Power, Oak Creek, WI

Ms. Cynthia Allen


Ms. Adrienne Arsht, Washington, DC


The Honorable David Axelrod, Senior Adviser, White House

Mrs. Susan Axelrod


The Honorable Xavier Becerra, House of Representatives

Dr. Carolina Reyes


The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States

Dr. Jill Biden


Mr. Dennis Blair, Director, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Mrs. Diane Blair


The Honorable Antony Blinken, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor, Office of the Vice President


The Honorable Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, Newark, NJ

Ms. Gayle King, New York, NY


The Honorable John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Deputy National Security Advisor for Counterterrorism, Homeland Security Council

Mrs. Katherine Brennan


Mr. Lindsey Buss, President and CEO, Martha's Table, Washington, DC

Mrs. Betina Franceschini


Mr. Charles Cawley, Camden, ME

Mrs. Julie Cawley


Mr. Kenneth Chenault, Amex, New York, NY

Mrs. Kathryn Chenault


The Honorable Steven Chu, Secretary of the Department of Energy, Washington, DC

Mrs. Jean Chu


The Honorable Hillary R. Clinton, Secretary of State


Secretary Ernesto Cordero, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit


Mr. Shani Davis, Chicago, IL

Mr. Jae Su Chun


Mr. José Díaz-Balart, Telemundo, Hialeah, FL

Mrs. Brenda Díaz-Balart


The Honorable Chris Dodd, United States Senate

Mrs. Jackie Clegg Dodd


The Honorable Thomas Donilon, Assistant to the President, Deputy National Security Advisor, NSC

Ms. Cathy Russell, Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden


Ms. María Elena Durazo, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Los Angeles, CA

Mr. Henry Tamarin, Chicago, IL


Mr. Don Edwards, Chicago, IL

Mrs. Anne Edwards


Mr. Carlos Elizondo Mayer-Serra, Mexico


The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff to the President

Ms. Amy Rule


Mr. John B Emerson, Beverly Hills, CA

Ms. Kimberly K Marteau


Ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico


Ms. Giselle Fernandez, Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Karen Gordon


Mr. Jorge Fernández Menéndez, Mexico


Ms. Patricia Flores, Head of the Office of the President, Mexico


Mr. David Friedman, Longmont, CO

Ms. Shawna Friedman


The Honorable Mike Froman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, NSC

Ms. Nancy Goodman


The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Washington, DC

Mrs. Becky Gates


The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, DC

Mrs. Carole Geithner


Mr. Leo Gerard, President, United Steel Workers, Washington, DC

Mr. Gerald Fernandez


Ms. Whoopi Goldberg, Whoop Productions, New York, NY

Mr. Thomas Leonardis


Ms. Maria Gomez, Mary's Center, Washington, DC


Mr. Michael Rexrode


Secretary Fernando Gómez Mont, Mexican Interior Secretary


Mr. James Gorman, Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

Mrs. Penny Gorman


Mr. Joe Hansen, President, United Food and Commercial Workers Int'l, Washington, DC

Ms. Bonnie Lou Ladin


Ms. Jane Hartley, CEO, Observatory Group, New York, NY

Mr. Ralph Schlosstein, New York, NY

The Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Dr. Sharon Malone, MD


The Honorable Steny Hoyer, United States Representative

Ms. Kathleen May


Ms. Dolores C Huerta, Delores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield, CA


The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor


Mr. James L Jones

Mrs. Diane Jones, McLean, VA


The Honorable Tim Kaine, Richmond, VA

Ms. Anne Holton


Justice Anthony Kennedy, Washington, DC

Mrs. Mary Kennedy


The Honorable Pat Kennedy, Under Secretary, Management, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC

Ms. Elizabeth Swope


The Honorable R. Gil Kerlikowske, Washington, DC

Ms. Anna Laszlo


The Honorable Ron Kirk, USTR, Washington, DC

Ms. Elizabeth A Kirk


The Honorable Raymond LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Washington, DC

Mrs. Kathy LaHood


Mr. David C Lizárraga, Los Angeles, CA

Mrs. Yvonne Lizárraga


Ms. Eva Longoria-Parker, Los Angeles, CA

Mr. David Figueroa, Pasadena, CA


Mr. George Lopez, Los Angeles, CA

Mrs. Ann M Lopez, Toluca Lake, CA


Mr. Joaquín López Dóriga, Mexico


Ms. Monica Lozano, Publisher, La Opinion, Los Angeles, CA

Mr. David Ayon


The Honorable Capricia Marshall, Chief of Protocol, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC


The Honorable Iris Martinez, Hispanic Caucus Chair, Chicago, IL


Mr. Tony Martinez, Brownsville, TX

Mrs. Carla Martinez


Mr. Thomas F. McLarty, President, McLarty Associates, Washington, DC


Mr. Eliseo Medina, Oxnard, CA

Ms. Liza Medina


The Honorable Robert Menendez, United States Senate

Ms. Gwendolyn Beck


The Honorable Jim Messina, Deputy Chief of Staff, The White House



Ms. Ana Elizabeth Himelic


Dr. Mario Molina, Department of Chemistry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Ms. Guadalupe Limón


Mr. Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, Boston, MA

Ms. Susan Berry


Admiral Michael G Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Arlington, VA

Mrs. Deborah Mullen


The Honorable Cecilia Muñoz, Deputy Assistant to the President & Director of Intergovernmental Affairs.


The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC


Senator Carlos Navarrete, President of the Senate, Mexico


Mr. Kevin O'Reilly, Director for North America, National Security Staff, NSC


The Honorable Peter Orszag, Director, Office of Management & Budget

Ms. Bianna Golodryga


Mrs. Valerie Owens, Kennett Square, PA

Mr. Jack Owens


Congresswoman Beatriz Paredes, President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico


The Honorable Carlos Pascual, Ambassador to Mexico

Ms. Gabriela Rojas Jimenez


The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, United States Representative and Speaker of the House

Mr. Paul Pelosi


The Honorable Federico Peña, Denver, CO

Ms. Neila J Peña


The Honorable John Pérez, Speaker of the House, State of California, Sacramento, CA

Mr. Jason Seifer


Mr. Victor Pérez, Hoy, Chicago, IL

Miss Agape Pappas


Congressman Francisco Ramírez Acuña, President of the House of Representatives, Mexico


Mr. Jorge Ramos, Univision, Miami, FL


The Honorable Harry Reid, United States Senate

Mrs. Landra Reid


Mr. Dan Restrepo, Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council, Washington, DC

The Honorable Silvestre Reyes, United States Representative

Mrs. Carolina Reyes


The Honorable Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, New York, NY

Mr. Ian Cameron, New York, NY


The Honorable Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM

Ms. Vesta Richardson


Mrs. Marian Robinson


Mr. Reynaldo Robledo, CEO Robledo Vineyards Managment, LLC,, Mexico


Mr. Luis Rubio, Mexico


Mr. Jesse Ruiz, Dinker Biddle and Reath LLP, Chicago, IL

Mrs. Michele Ilene Ruiz


Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Mateos, Secretary of Economy


The Honorable Kenneth Salazar, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Washington, DC

Mrs. María Elena Salinas, Univision, Miami, FL

Mr. Manuel Machado
The Honorable Linda Sánchez, United States Representative
Mr. James Sullivan


Mr. Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Florham Park, NJ

D'Brickashaw Ferguson


Mr. Arturo Sarukahn, Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico, Washington, DC

Mrs. Veronica Valencia-Sarukhan


Mr. Scott Schenkelberg, Executive Director, Miriam's Kitchen, Washington, DC

Mrs. Susan Gillespie


The Honorable Susan Sher, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady


Mr. Carlos Slim, América Móvil, Inbursa, Grupo Carso, Mexico


The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, Department of Labor, Washington, DC

Mr. Sam Sayyad, El Monte, CA


Mr. Andy Spahn, Los Angeles, CA

Jennifer L Perry


The Honorable Jim Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State, Washington, DC

Ms. Sherburne B. Abbott

Mr. Tom Strickland, Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC


The Honorable (Dr.) Larry Summers, Director, National Economic Council

Ruth Summers


The Honorable Mona Sutphen, Deputy Chief of Staff, The White House

Mr. Clyde Williams


Ms. Ana Claudia Talancón, Mexico


Mr. Dennis Toner, Wilmington, DE

Mrs. Ann Toner


Mr. Robert I Unanue, President, Goya Foods, Secaucus, NJ

Ms. Elizabeth Unanue


Mr. Guillermo Valdés, Director General of the Center for Investigation and National Security (CISEN), Mexico


The Honorable Arturo A. Valenzuela, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC

Ms. Kathryne Mudge


Mr. Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, Los Angeles, CA

Mrs. María Vargas


The Honorable Nydia Velázquez, United States Representative

Mr. Dennis Rivera


The Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Ms. Prisila Rodriguez


Mrs. Alexa Wesner, Austin, TX

Mr. Blaine Wesner, Reston, VA


Mr. Frank White, Jr., Washington, DC

Ms. Sylvia Denise Davis


Mr. Wellington Wilson, Olympia Fields, IL

Mrs. Kaye Wilson


Mr. Robert Wolf, Purchase, NY

Mrs. Carol Wolf


Mr. Lorenzo Zambrano, CEO CEMEX, Mexico


Mr. John Zidich, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ

Mrs. Pamela Zidich

Seating Chart for Head Table beginning with the President and moving to his right.

v The Honorable Barack Obama

v First Lady Margarita Zavala

v Mr. David Lizárraga

v Mrs. Mary Kennedy

v Ms. Maria Elena Durazo

v Mr. Jason Seifer

v Mrs. Landra Reid

v Mr. Henry Tamarin

v Ms. Maria Elena Salinas

v Mr. Frederico Peña

v First Lady Michelle Obama

v His Excellency Felipe Calderon Hinojosa

v Ms. Dolores Huerta

v Justice Anthony Kennedy

v Mrs. Priscilla Lizarraga

v Senator Iris Martinez

v Senator Harry Reid

v Mrs. Nelia Peña

v The Honorable John Pérez

v Representative Nydia Velázquez

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 19, 2010

Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight's State Dinner, followed by the list for the head table:

The President & First Lady Michelle Obama

His Excellency Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, President of Mexico and Mrs. Margarita Zavala





Mr. Michael Adler, Miami Beach, FL



Mrs. Judy Adler




Mr. Javier Alatorre, Mexico




Mr. Will Allen, Growing Power, Oak Creek, WI



Ms. Cynthia Allen




Ms. Adrienne Arsht, Washington, DC




The Honorable David Axelrod, White House Communications



Mrs. Susan Axelrod




The Honorable Xavier Becerra, House of Representatives



Dr. Carolina Reyes




The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States



Dr. Jill Biden




Mr. Dennis Blair, Director, Office of the Director of National Intelligence



Mrs. Diane Blair




The Honorable Antony Blinken, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor, Office of the Vice President




The Honorable Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, Newark, NJ



Ms. Gayle King, New York, NY




The Honorable John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Deputy National Security Advisor for Counterterrorism, Homeland Security Council



Mrs. Katherine Brennan




Mr. Lindsey Buss, President and CEO, Martha's Table, Washington, DC



Mrs. Betina Franceschini




Mr. Charles Cawley, Camden, ME



Mrs. Julie Cawley




Mr. Kenneth Chenault, Amex, New York, NY



Mrs. Kathryn Chenault




The Honorable Steven Chu, Secretary of the Department of Energy, Washington, DC



Mrs. Jean Chu




The Honorable Hillary R. Clinton, Secretary of State




Secretary Ernesto Cordero, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit




Mr. Shani Davis, Chicago, IL



Mr. Jae Su Chun




Mr. José Díaz-Balart, Telemundo, Hialeah, FL



Mrs. Brenda Díaz-Balart




The Honorable Chris Dodd, United States Senate



Mrs. Jackie Clegg Dodd




The Honorable Thomas Donilon, Assistant to the President, Deputy National Security Advisor, NSC



Ms. Cathy Russell, Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden




Ms. María Elena Durazo, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Los Angeles, CA



Mr. Henry Tamarin, Chicago, IL




Mr. Don Edwards, Chicago, IL



Mrs. Anne Edwards




Mr. Carlos Elizondo Mayer-Serra, Mexico




The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff to the President



Ms. Amy Rule




Mr. John B Emerson, Beverly Hills, CA



Ms. Kimberly K Marteau




Ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico




Ms. Giselle Fernandez, Los Angeles, CA



Ms. Karen Gordon




Mr. Jorge Fernández Menéndez, Mexico




Ms. Patricia Flores, Head of the Office of the President, Mexico




Mr. David Friedman, Longmont, CO



Ms. Shawna Friedman




The Honorable Mike Froman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, NSC



Ms. Nancy Goodman




The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Washington, DC



Mrs. Becky Gates




The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington, DC



Mrs. Carole Geithner




Mr. Leo Gerard, President, United Steel Workers, Washington, DC



Mr. Gerald Fernandez




Ms. Whoopi Goldberg, Whoop Productions, New York, NY



Mr. Thomas Leonardis




Ms. Maria María, Mary's Center, Washington, DC



Mr. Michael Rexrode




Secretary Fernando Gómez Mont, Mexican Interior Secretary




Mr. James Gorman, Morgan Stanley, New York, NY



Mrs. Penny Gorman




Mr. Joe Hansen, President, United Food and Commercial Workers Int'l, Washington, DC



Ms. Bonnie Lou Ladin




Ms. Jane Hartley, CEO, Observatory Group, New York, NY



Mr. Ralph Schlosstein, New York, NY





The Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washington, DC



Dr. Sharon Malone, MD




The Honorable Steny Hoyer, United States Representative



Ms. Kathleen May




Ms. Dolores C Huerta, Delores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield, CA




The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor




Mr. James L Jones



Mrs. Diane Jones, McLean, VA




The Honorable Tim Kaine, Richmond, VA



Ms. Anne Holton




Justice Anthony Kennedy, Washington, DC



Mrs. Mary Kennedy




The Honorable Pat Kennedy, Under Secretary, Management, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC



Ms. Elizabeth Swope




The Honorable R. Gil Kerlikowske, Washington, DC



Ms. Anna Laszlo




The Honorable Ron Kirk, USTR, Washington, DC



Ms. Elizabeth A Kirk




The Honorable Raymond LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Washington, DC



Mrs. Kathy LaHood




Mr. David C Lizárraga, Los Angeles, CA



Mrs. Yvonne Lizárraga




Ms. Eva Longoria-Parker, Los Angeles, CA



Mr. David Figueroa, Pasadena, CA




Mr. George Lopez, Los Angeles, CA



Mrs. Ann M Lopez, Toluca Lake, CA




Mr. Joaquín López Dóriga, Mexico




Ms. Monica Lozano, Publisher, La Opinion, Los Angeles, CA



Mr. David Ayon




The Honorable Capricia Marshall, Chief of Protocol, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC




The Honorable Iris Martinez, Hispanic Caucus Chair, Chicago, IL




Mr. Tony Martinez, Brownsville, TX



Mrs. Carla Martinez




Mr. Thomas F. McLarty, President, McLarty Associates, Washington, DC




Mr. Eliseo Medina, Oxnard, CA



Ms. Liza Medina




The Honorable Robert Menendez, United States Senate



Ms. Gwendolyn Beck




The Honorable Jim Messina, Office of Chief of Staff



Ms. Ana Elizabeth Himelic




Dr. Mario Molina, Department of Chemistry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA



Ms. Guadalupe Limón




Mr. Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, Boston, MA



Ms. Susan Berry




Admiral Michael G Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Arlington, VA



Mrs. Deborah Mullen




The Honorable Cecilia Muñoz, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs




The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC




Senator Carlos Navarrete, President of the Senate, Mexico




Mr. Kevin O'Reilly, Director for North America, National Security Staff, NSC




The Honorable Peter Orszag, Director, Office of Management & Budget



Ms. Bianna Golodryga




Mrs. Valerie Owens, Kennett Square, PA



Mr. Jack Owens




Congresswoman Beatriz Paredes, President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico




The Honorable Carlos Pascual, Ambassador to Mexico



Ms. Gabriela Rojas Jimenez




The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, United States Representative and Speaker of the House



Mr. Paul Pelosi




The Honorable Federico Peña, Denver, CO



Ms. Neila J Peña




The Honorable John Pérez, Speaker of the House, State of California, Sacramento, CA



Mr. Jason Seifer




Mr. Victor Pérez, Hoy, Chicago, IL



Miss Agape Pappas




Congressman Francisco Ramírez Acuña, President of the House of Representatives, Mexico




Mr. Jorge Ramos, Univision, Miami, FL




The Honorable Harry Reid, United States Senate



Mrs. Landra Reid




Mr. Dan Restrepo, Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, NSA, Washington, DC




The Honorable Silvestre Reyes, United States Representative



Mrs. Carolina Reyes




The Honorable Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, New York, NY



Mr. Ian Cameron, New York, NY




The Honorable Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM



Ms. Vesta Richardson




Mrs. Marian Robinson




Mr. Reynaldo Robledo, CEO Robledo Vineyards Managment, LLC,, Mexico




Mr. Luis Rubio, Mexico




Mr. Jesse Ruiz, Dinker Biddle and Reath LLP, Chicago, IL



Mrs. Michele Ilene Ruiz




Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Mateos, Secretary of Economy




The Honorable Kenneth Salazar, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Washington, DC







Mrs. María Elena Salinas, Univision, Miami, FL



Mr. Manuel Machado




Mr. Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Florham Park, NJ



D'Brickashaw Ferguson




Mr. Arturo Sarukahn, Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico, Washington, DC



Mrs. Veronica Valencia-Sarukhan




Mr. Scott Schenkelberg, Executive Director, Miriam's Kitchen, Washington, DC



Mrs. Susan Gillespie




The Honorable Susan Sher, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady




Mr. Carlos Slim, América Móvil, Inbursa, Grupo Carso, Mexico




The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, Department of Labor, Washington, DC



Mr. Sam Sayyad, El Monte, CA




Mr. Andy Spahn, Los Angeles, CA



Jennifer L Perry




The Honorable Jim Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State, Washington, DC



Ms. Sherburne B. Abbott

Mr. Tom Strickland, Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC


The Honorable (Dr.) Larry Summers, Director, National Economic Council



Ruth Summers




The Honorable Mona Sutphen, Office of Chief of Staff, West Wing, Washington, DC



Mr. Clyde Williams




Ms. Ana Claudia Talancón, Mexico




Mr. Dennis Toner, Wilmington, DE



Mrs. Ann Toner




Mr. Robert I Unanue, President, Goya Foods, Secaucus, NJ



Ms. Elizabeth Unanue




Mr. Guillermo Valdés, Director General of the Center for Investigation and National Security (CISEN), Mexico




The Honorable Arturo A. Valenzuela, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC



Ms. Kathryne Mudge




Mr. Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, Los Angeles, CA



Mrs. María Vargas




The Honorable Nydia Velázquez, United States Representative



Mr. Dennis Rivera




The Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA



Ms. Prisila Rodriguez




Mrs. Alexa Wesner, Austin, TX



Mr. Blaine Wesner, Reston, VA




Mr. Frank White, Jr., Washington, DC



Ms. Sylvia Denise Davis




Mr. Wellington Wilson, Olympia Fields, IL



Mrs. Kaye Wilson




Mr. Robert Wolf, Purchase, NY



Mrs. Carol Wolf




Mr. Lorenzo Zambrano, CEO CEMEX, Mexico




Mr. John Zidich, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ



Mrs. Pamela Zidich

Seating Chart for Head Table beginning with the President and moving to his right.

v The Honorable Barack Obama

v First Lady Margarita Zavala

v Mr. David Lizárraga

v Mrs. Mary Kennedy

v Ms. Maria Elena Durazo

v Mr. Jason Seifer

v Mrs. Landra Reid

v Mr. Henry Tamarin

v Ms. Maria Elena Salinas

v Mr. Frederico Peña

v First Lady Michelle Obama

v His Excellency Felipe Calderon Hinojosa

v Ms. Dolores Huerta

v Justice Anthony Kennedy

v Mrs. Priscilla Lizarraga

v Senator Iris Martinez

v Senator Harry Reid

v Mrs. Nelia Peña

v The Honorable John Pérez

v Representative Nydia Velázquez

8 Comments

Reads like the Terror Watch List...

I was astounded at all the "Honorables" that are available in D,C. We sure don't see much honor. Sorry for Obama that there could only be one "Exellency"...and being demoted to just "Honorable"is telling. But then Harry Reid didn't make the cut either. I hope it is a real nice clam bake.

I can't wait to get to the ballot box in November to vote these hypocrites out of office. This president doesn't even have the balls to defend one of our states against the meddling comments of a foreigner. He may not like the law, but when his own cabinet members condemn it and haven't read it, he needs to take a more Presidential stance (probably in his mind that means blaming Bush. No president should stand idly by and let a foreign diplomat criticize any aspect of our judicial and legislative system without a rebuttal. Can you imagine this president going to Mexico and criticizing them for their human rights abuses and anti-immigration laws? He's a disgrace.

Many of the attendees come from a long distance like California. I wonder who pays the travel expenses of attendees? Attendees or the American Taxpayer?

LYNN SWEET REPLY: Guests pay their own expenses

The White House is full of radical liberals, "stars" (our collective infatuation with Hollywood morons is disgusting), and a couple of New York Jets. It's obvious that Obama's team is kissing the butts of the most powerful Mexican-Americans (or Mexican citizens); showing his "charisma" and evil "charm".

So here we have the entire political class of Mexico, the money class of Chicago and the labor unions coming together in the Peoples' House and we are not as to how the legal, law-abiding,taxpaying citizen's money is being spent. We'll just have to conclude that many back room deals will be cut driving a stake through the US Constitution. We The People will not stand for treasonous behavior.

How much did that cost us?

Excuse me, but why so many guests at tax payers expense? Is there no end to spending our money on stupid stuff like this?

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