BOSTON (CBS) – Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Washington, D.C. for the weekend as he plans to meet with the state’s congressional delegation, representatives from President Joe Biden’s administration and members of the Massachusetts National Guard.
Baker departs Thursday for D.C., where he plans to stay until Sunday.READ MORE: Jerry Remy 'Resting Comfortably' At Hospital After Experiencing 'Shortness Of Breath' During Red Sox Telecast Friday
Friday morning, Congressman Richard Neal will host a meeting with Baker and the Massachusetts delegation. The governor has several other meetings scheduled, including a trip to the Pentagon.READ MORE: Woburn Man Shot In Neck; Police Say Shooting May Have Been 'Accidental Or Unintentional'
Later in the day, Baker will meet with members of the Massachusetts National Guard who are among those tasked with protecting the U.S. Capitol building following the January 6 riot.
For his final meeting of the trip, Baker is scheduled to speak with White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients.MORE NEWS: Steamship Authority Website Running Again After Ransomware Attack Last Week
At the conclusion of the governor’s meetings, he and First Lady Lauren Baker will spend the remainder of the weekend visiting family before returning to Massachusetts on Sunday.