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Congress is as outlandish as it could be: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Nov. 11, 2019

Rep. Adam B. Schiff, joined by other House Democrats, speaks during a press conference after the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump on Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019 (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

“It’s not as outlandish as it could be.” That’s how GOP counsel Steve Castor, during this week’s public impeachment hearings, described Rudy Giuliani’s backdoor diplomacy. But as watchers of Congress know, many things that happen on Capitol Hill are a little outlandish — like scooters, upside-down charts, flying microphones, a 20-second committee markup and more in this week’s Hits and Misses.

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