On Tuesday, November 8, ahead of the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Ambassador of Hungary to the United States Dr. Réka Szemerkényi attended election night watch parties hosted by the Washington Post and Politico.

Earlier in the day, Ambassador Szemerkenyi also attended a series of lectures and events in Washington, DC analyzing the general election and focused on potential policy outcomes. Prominent speakers included Mark Longabaugh, Senior Advisor for Bernie Sanders for President; Dave Hamrick, Campaign Manager for Martin O’Malley for President; Saul Anuzis, Senior Advisor for Ted Cruz for President; and, Whit Ayres, Senior Advisor for Marco Rubio for President.