( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro)
Wouldn’t you know? Katherine Clark opted out. So did Jim McGovern. (He’d be there for Hugo Chavez if the late dictator were ever invited in days gone by.)
I guess you could argue with the protocol whether Congress should stick its nose in foreign affairs in this manner and in this climate. But it’s a done deal and at the very least the speech is a teachable moment.
The Hill says Elizabeth Warren also took a pass.