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And the award for most laconic Mueller tweet goes to …
Sean Duffy doesn’t have time for 280 characters, and neither does Bobby Rush

Wisconsin Rep. Sean P. Duffy kept it simple Thursday on Twitter. He’d rather be podcasting, an aide said. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

If you go on Twitter today (which we know you will), you’ll drown in the same tweets highlighting the same quotes from Attorney General William Barr’s press conference ahead of the highly anticipated release of the Mueller report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.

You’ll of course also find several members of Congress weighing in on said events, with wordy testimonies within multiple threads — which they are at liberty to do, given the First Amendment and the large platform to First Amendment on. Yes, we just made that into a verb.

Duffy Joins Group of New Members Backing Marco Rubio

Duffy has endorsed Rubio for president. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

A handful of newer Republican members of Congress see endorsing Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign as something worth stepping out on a limb for, even with a crowded primary field.  

On Wednesday, Rep. Sean P. Duffy, R-Wis., became the seventh lawmaker to back Rubio, telling CQ Roll Call in a statement why he supports the 44-year-old's candidacy. “There’s no other candidate running who has demonstrated a better understanding of the threats and challenges facing our country than Marco Rubio and it’s why I am proud to endorse him for President. Not only will Marco keep our country safe, he has a plan for a New American Century,” he said. “I look forward to helping Marco win Wisconsin and the GOP nomination.”  

Tech Consultant to Run Against Republican Sean Duffy

A Wisconsin tech consultant and who has appeared on stage says he will challenge Duffy. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Democrat Kirk Bangstad, a Wisconsin entertainer and consultant who has worked with some of the country’s largest tech companies, announced Tuesday he will challenge Republican Rep. Sean P. Duffy in the state's 7th District.  

Like other candidates who have never held elected office, Bangstad said his message will be simple: “Washington is broken, and it will take someone who has not been there to fix it."