Tariff tussles, stilt walkers and a single ‘kudos’: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of June 3, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi conducts her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Members had a short week on the Hill before a large delegation jetted off to France for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. But that didn’t stop them from bickering about tariffs on guacamole and margaritas. Plus, Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. dons a stylish pink suit, and Rep. Gregory W. Meeks shakes hands with a traditional African stilts dancer known as a moko jumbie.

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