Uses Royal Title to Lobby U.S. Senators
11/ 4/2021 4: 58 AM PT.
Meghan Markle is lobbying hard for paid paternity leave– a concern that might be a deal-breaker in the approaching facilities vote on Capitol Hill– and she’s been cold-calling U.S. Senators … however unusually, utilizing her royal title.
Apparently, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand provided Markle the telephone number of 2 essential Senators– Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito, both Republicans. Markle followed through with a telephone call, which appeared as an obstructed number.
Moore Capito informed Politico, “I’m in my vehicle. I’m driving. It states called ID obstructed. Truthfully, I believed it was Senator Manchin, his calls are available in obstructed.”
Moore Capito states she responded to and the called then ID ‘d herself … “And she goes, ‘Senator Capito?’ I stated, ‘Yes.’ She stated, “This is Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.”
A comparable call was made to Collins, who likewise addressed. Collins stated, “I mored than happy to talk with her, however I’m more thinking about what individuals from Maine are informing me about paid leave.”
Markle has actually been active behind the scenes, composing both House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to promote passage of the expense. She composed, “I’m composing to you at this deeply essential time– as a mommy– to promote for paid leave … on behalf of my household, Archie and Lili and Harry.”
So, who understands … perhaps this is Meghan’s entry into excellent ol’ U.S. politics.