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‘Grab your popcorn if you’re watching C-SPAN’: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of May 20, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi leaves the Capitol for a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump. It didn’t go well. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi leaves the Capitol for a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump. It didn’t go well. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

“Buckle your seat belts, grab your popcorn if you’re out there watching C-SPAN,” Rep. Hank Johnson said during a rollercoaster week on the Hill.

While Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump traded barbs all week, Sen. Lisa Murkowski took a birthday ride on a Bird scooter, Rep. Katie Porter argued with HUD Secretary Ben Carson about “Oreos,” lawmakers cracked eggs over each others’ heads and Sen. Robert Menendez serenaded Sen. Cory Booker on the Senate subway.

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