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So, Nancy Pelosi’s Tattoo Parlor Trip Makes More Sense Now

About a week ago, the Hungry Lobbyist Twitter account posed a truly baffling question:

Now we know.  

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was shooting a 22-second cameo for a video that aired at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on May 3. The video went completely viral and is now closing in on 1 million views since it was posted online late that night.  

Just before the dinner kicked off, Heard on the Hill spied Pelosi gleefully approach the star of the video, Julia Louis-Dreyfus of “Veep,” in the Hinckley Hilton (as D.C. folks call it) ballroom. It was assumed their whispered conversation (which we couldn’t hear, despite our best eavesdropping efforts) was about things like California politics or Democratic fundraising.  

Little did we, or Hungry Lobbyist, know what was in store. Neither did Pelosi’s daughter, Christine, who reacted on Twitter:


For what it’s worth, no one seemed to be having more fun this White House Correspondents’ weekend than Madam Leader.  

— Emily Cahn and Warren Rojas contributed to this report.