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‘Mr. President will correct the record:’ Trouble with names, speakers and Roman numerals — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of May 12, 2019

Workers begin setting up the stage for the annual Memorial Day Concert on the West Front of the Capitol on May 16. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Workers begin setting up the stage for the annual Memorial Day Concert on the West Front of the Capitol on May 16. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Congress was abuzz this week with flip phones, mispronunciations and confusion over who’s turn it was to speak.

All that plus yet another visit from the infamous Capitol Hill swamp monsters.

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