Who's Who in DC for San Franciscans

The White House

Donald Trump: 45th President. Aliases: 45, Hair Furor, etc.

Mike Pence: Trump’s Vice President. Almost certainly will become the 46th President if Trump is impeached, is removed under Amendment 25 to the Constitution, or resigns.

Jeff Sessions: Attorney General; head of Department of Justice. His Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein, is responsible for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the 2016 election.

The Senate

Dianne Feinstein: Senior U.S. Senator for California.

Kamala Harris: Junior U.S. Senator for California.

Mitch McConnell: Senate Majority (Republican) Leader; decides what bills are voted on by the full Senate.

Chuck Schumer: Senate Minority (Democratic) Leader.

The House of Representatives

Nancy Pelosi: Represents CA-12 (most of the City of San Francisco). House Minority (Democratic) Leader.

Jackie Speier: Represents CA-14 (part of SF + northern Peninsula).

Paul Ryan: Represents WI-1. Speaker of the House; decides what bills are voted on by the full House. Led the 2017 effort to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

Kevin McCarthy: Represents CA-23 (Bakersfield and surrounding areas). House Majority (Republican) Leader.

The Supreme Court of the United States

John Roberts: Chief Justice of the United States.

Merrick Garland: Chief Judge of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Nominated by President Obama to the Supreme Court. Not on the Supreme Court because Senator McConnell ignored his nomination to hold the open seat for Trump’s nominee, Neil Gorsuch.

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