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‘I’ll be sore tomorrow’: Solidcore, staring contests and scarfing some candy — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of May 6, 2019

A Capitol tour guide demonstrates the whisper spot in Statuary Hall on Wednesday, May 8. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Up your game, press corps: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy got up super early to do Solidcore, so either get to the gym at the crack of dawn or don’t make fun of him if he’s already exhausted by 11 in the morning.

Plus, shortly after a contentious vote at the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, Barr and retiring Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein got into a staring contest of sorts and Sen. Mitt Romney received a visit from Twinkie the Kid.

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