A pandemic … of swamp rats: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Feb. 24, 2020

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Posted February 28, 2020 at 1:02pm

While much of Congress was “freaking out” about the coronavirus this week, Reps. Josh Harder and Garret Graves had a much more pressing pandemic facing their districts: the scourge of swamp rats.

Harder even brought his “good friend Nellie the Nutria,” a stuffed swamp rat, to the House floor to show off what a menace the cute little critters can be.

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