HUFFPOST HILL – I Do Solemnly Swear That I Will Support And Def–Hey Are Those Crab Puffs?

No one seems to agree with us that Bill Daley resembles Pat Leahy after an injection of the Steve Urkel/Stefan Urquelle “Cool Juice.” Oh well. In other news, “Do the Chuck Schumer!” is no longer just something we yell on the dance floor. The…

No one seems to agree with us that Bill Daley resembles Pat Leahy after an injection of the Steve Urkel/Stefan Urquelle “Cool Juice.” Oh well. In other news, “Do the Chuck Schumer!” is no longer just something we yell on the dance floor. The House demonstrated that sanitizing Mark Twain isn’t the only way to rewrite America’s messed up treatment of black people. And Representatives Pete Sessions and Mike Fitzpatrick demonstrated that the key to success is to fake it until you make it…or until you completely derail your party’s agenda. This is HUFFPOST HILL for Thursday, January 6th, 2011:

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SERIOUSLY, TWO REPUBLICANS ACCIDENTALLY NOT SWORN IN, TOO BUSY ATTENDING FUNDRAISER – Whoops! Pete Sessions and freshman Mike Fitzpatrick missed their swearing in yesterday because they were at a previously scheduled fundraiser, making it quite a lucrative amateur hour. Still, they later went about their congressional business today, voting and attending committee meetings. And we don’t mean a John-Roberts-word-fumbling not swearing in, we mean a full-fledged non-codification of their membership in the 112th Congress. Though they participated in the swearing in from the Capitol Visitors Center via video uplink, there is no provision in the Constitution for a remote swearing-in. David Dreier, chairman of the Rules Committee, had to adjourn a meeting of the panel after he learned of Sessions’ oopsie. Adding to the glorious awkwardness that is this story, Fitzpatrick was one of the members who read the Constitution from the dais today. [HuffPost]

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