Outgoing U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans a visit next week to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The California Democrat will be in town next Monday, the first day of media previews. The show is open for the public Jan 15-23. At Cobo Center.
Pelosi says a strong manufacturing base is important to the nation’s security and competitiveness. She says Detroit’s automakers are central to efforts to grow a “clean, green economy.”
Pelosi steps down as the House’s top leader with the swearing-in today of the new Republican majority that won control in the November election.