Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) went a little hog wild for a selfie with a special congressional guest on Wednesday.
Flake crawled on the floor and chased an adorably dressed pig named Faye in an attempt to get a selfie, and it was all caught on video.
The congressman, along with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.), came together for Citizens Against Government Waste’s annual release of its “Congressional Pig Book.” The report highlights what the group considers to be the year’s most egregious federal expenditures, which this year included $21 million for a National Exercise Program, $1 million for an embryo adoption awareness campaign and $5 million for abstinence education.
— Curtis Kalin (@CurtisKalin) May 13, 2015
Sen. Pat Toomey, Pigfoot, a mascot, and Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona look on as other speakers blast earmarks. pic.twitter.com/FHUo7VO2bj
— Laura Olson (@lauraolson) May 13, 2015
Flake has yet to share the selfie, blaming the pig:
— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) May 13, 2015
Flake seems to be following in the footsteps of Secretary of State John Kerry, who took a selfie with a baby elephant while on a trip to Kenya on Sunday.
— John Kerry (@JohnKerry) May 3, 2015
Watch Flake and the pig above.
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