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Harwell: My Daughter Says I’m Cool

In her first sit down with Capitol Hill reporters since being selected the Republicans’ nominee for House speaker, Rep. Beth Harwell fielded questions Monday morning about everything from limiting the number of bills lawmakers can introduce, her thoughts on gun legislation and tackling the task of creating jobs.

Harwell, who expects Republicans to officially vote her in as speaker in January, offered few concrete details during the 15-minute press conference, but she did talk about what it’s like to be the first woman elected to the powerful position.

Here’s what she had to say:

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