The actor has been in the DC movie ‘The White House Plumber’
Woody Harrelson has a friend in a very high position.
The 60-year-old actor was seen with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in Washington DC on Wednesday. The two were on their way to the politician’s office with a crew in tow.
It is not clear why the two were meeting. Reps for Harrelson and Pelosi did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Granthshala News.
The Hill reports that the Oscar nominee has recently been in Washington filming the HBO miniseries “The White House Plumber,” which tells the story of the mastermind behind Watergate. Harrelson will play E. Howard Hunt, who was closely involved in the scandal.
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NS Outlet reports that the star also spent time with longtime friend Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Min.). They reportedly spoke in the Rayburn Room near the house floor.
For his visit to the capital, the “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” star was accompanied by his wife Laura Louis and a daughter.
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According to Yahoo, Phillips told reports that Harrelson was there in DC to “bring good cheer to a place that needs it right now.”
Pelosi is currently facing a hurdle on Capitol Hill trying to pass a $3.5-trillion spending plan known as Build Back Better.
Pelosi wanted a vote in the House this week that the $1 trillion infrastructure bill is in jeopardy, as inter-party struggles between Democrats continue to set aside the $3.5 trillion package.
Left-wing Democrats have said they will sink the infrastructure package that has already passed the US Senate without putting together a “Build Back Better” plan on the floor.
However, moderate Democratic Sens. cinema and munchkin Concerns about the price tag stand in the way of the latter in its current form.
Granthshala News’ Courteney O’Brien and David Ratz contributed to this report