Pelosi’s new nickname and we’re still talking about the Saints game: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Jan. 21, 2019

“I hope it doesn’t seem out of place with the shutdown,” Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy said on the Senate floor before launching into a complaint about the no infamous no-call that occurred Sunday during the Saints-Rams game.

“It’s gonna take me awhile to get over that,” Rep. Steve Scalise, also of Louisiana, said in reference to the same no-call.

As the Louisiana delegation gripes over football, the partial government shutdown appears headed for the finish line on its 35th day. See the video for this week’s continued back-and-forth, including some typically folksy aphorisms from Sen. John Kennedy and President Donald Trump’s new nickname for Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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