Congress — in the midst of an ongoing debate about the Biden administration’s economic agenda — hosted a Halloween dog parade Wednesday, showing off dogs dressed as lions, Paris Hilton and even Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “tax the rich” dress.
Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., hosted the annual event for the third year, according to The Washington Post. He brought his dogs Mitch, who was dressed as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Theo, dressed as Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. Theo wore a pink dress with the words “dangerous creature,” which was a nod to a sweater Sinema wore.
So, we’ve rounded up a number of tweets that show off the dogs dressed for Halloween, participating in the “bipawtisan” extravaganza. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney even shared a photo of his dog, who was dressed as Pierre Doglecto! (More on Pierre Delecto here.)
The event started back in 2017. But the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 forced the parade to hit pause for the year.
Congress hoped the event would unite both sides of the aisle “for a cause everyone can unite for: dogs in costumes,” a Tillis spokesperson told People magazine
Just a note here — if you’re ever worried about Congress passing any bills, just know the Senate agreed Oct. 20 to a resolution, which had been sponsored by Tillis, that authorized the use of the Philip A. Hart Senate Office Building for the “bipawtisan” Halloween dog parade.