Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi (Ben Gittleson/Twitter)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) were pictured awkwardly sitting together at a congressional ceremony just hours after the House voted to send articles of impeachment to the Senate.
Photos of Pelosi and McConnell attending the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for ALS advocate Steve Gleason were shared on Twitter. The ceremony came just hours after Pelosi ended a stalemate with McConnell over when articles of impeachment would be transmitted to the Senate.
Take a look at the photos below.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are seated next to each other right now at a ceremo… https://t.co/r1WYjyVNib— Ben Gittleson (@Ben Gittleson) 1579119804.0
The Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for @SteveGleason is about to begin ⚜️ https://t.co/HSuPIF3Fgk— New Orleans Saints (@New Orleans Saints) 1579118333.0