Idaho’s sophomore Republican Rep. Raul Labrador continues the “Conversations with Conservatives” series Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. MST. Viewers can watch the hour-long live-streamed event, which will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building.
Labrador and other lawmakers popular with the GOP’s tea party wing are expected to discuss sequestration, the continuing budget resolution, immigration and other topics. The event is hosted by the Heritage Foundation. Labrador helped found “Conversations with Conservatives” during his first term.
A media advisory from Labrador’s office follows:
Do not miss this special opportunity to get the inside scoop from the House’s champions of conservatism!
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM ET
Location: Rayburn 2203
Who: National and District Media, Bloggers
Conversations with Conservatives is a group of free market and liberty-minded members of Congress that meets monthly with traditional press and bloggers to discuss the most important issues of the day. Chaired by Representatives Tim Huelskamp (KS-01), Raúl Labrador (ID-01), and Jim Jordan (OH-04) each meeting features different conservative members of Congress to share their ideas and field questions from the media. While questions are not limited to the following topics, members are expected to talk about sequester, the CR, immigration, and more!
Participating members in the February 2013 Conversations with Conservatives include: Rep. Tim Huelskamp (KS-01), Rep. Raúl Labrador (ID-01), Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04), Rep. Mick Mulvaney (SC-05), Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC-03), Rep. Justin Amash (MI-03), Rep. David Schweikert (AZ-06), Rep. Steve King (IA-04), Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11). Additional participants may be announced.
Those who wish to view the event remotely may do so via http://www.ustream.tv/channel/conversations-with-conservatives. Viewers may also participate in the conversation on Twitter (tweet to @conversations and #cwc113).
The event will be hosted by Rob Bluey of The Heritage Foundation. Lunch will be provided for members of the media.