‘We gotta go, the trial started at 1 o’clock!’ — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Jan. 20, 2020

Capitol workers wind the Ohio Clock in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Naps, milk and fidget spinners all supposedly made appearances during the Senate trial this week. But most of us wouldn’t know, since C-SPAN’s cameras were restricted. But the Senate chamber cameras at least picked up Biggie Smalls lyrics, Supreme Court lecturing and desperate pleas to let Senators take a break for dinner.


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