Nancy Pelosi to meet with President Michael D Higgins during Irish visit

first_img By Gráinne Ní Aodha On Wednesday 17 April President Higgins will host a working meeting for a US Congressional delegation, led by Ms. Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi).— President of Ireland (@PresidentIRL) April 13, 2019 12,077 Views Share32 Tweet Email1 Pelosi released a statement on the delegation’s timetable next week, announcing visits to Stuttgart, London, Dublin and Northern Ireland. Image: SIPA USA/PA Images We will meet with senior government officials and local leaders to learn more about the future of the UK and Ireland amid Brexit and to express America’s enduring commitment to a peaceful and prosperous future for all who live there.“The United Kingdom and Ireland each have a deep and special bond with the United States,” said Speaker Pelosi. 62 Comments DEMOCRATIC HOUSE SPEAKER Nancy Pelosi is to meet with President of Ireland Michael D Higgins on Wednesday as part of the US Congressional delegation who are to travel to Ireland next week.Pelosi is due to address Dáil Éireann to mark 100 years since the formation of the first Dáil.Congressman Richard Neal, who was a supporter of the E3 visa Bill that would have introduced a new batch of US visas Irish people, is among the US delegation. It is understood the visit is part of a fresh push to get the E3 Visa Bill over the line in the US.   Apr 13th 2019, 10:47 AM center_img Image: SIPA USA/PA Images Our distinguished delegation is traveling at a critical moment for two of our closest allies, and we look forward to high-level discussions about the path forward on our shared security and economic interests. Saturday 13 Apr 2019, 10:47 AM Nancy Pelosi to meet with President Michael D Higgins during Irish visit Brexit and US visas are expected to be the among the topics that will be discussed. Source: President of Ireland/Twitter Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img


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