Inside scoop from FNC’s Chad Pergram – who President shook hands with

Chad Pergram

Urgent: Who Obama shook hands with as he entered House chamber

This is an incomplete list, but I got most of them..this is who I was able to see President Obama greet as he arrived in the House chamber and walked down the center aisle and approached the dais.


Reps. Robin Kelly (D-IL), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Ron Barber (D-AZ), Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Raul Ruiz (D-CA), Terri Sewell (D-AL), Steve Horsford (D-NV), Mark Takano (D-CA), Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD, who got a big handshake from the president), Janice Hahn (D-CA), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Billy Long (R-MO), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Collin Peterson (D-MN), Del. Donna Christensen (D-VI), Madeleine Bardallo (D-GU), Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chief Justice John Roberts, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (who got a kiss from the president), Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagen, Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD), Reps. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Paul Tonko (D-NY).


Chad Pergram

FOX News

Senior Producer for Capitol Hill