In reality, politics is pretty similar to boxing if you think about it…
As the country sits on the edge of their seats waiting for former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee to begin Thursday, D.C. bars are gearing up to cash in on the opportunity by hosting ‘watch parties’ as if it were a pay-per-view sporting event.
Opening their doors as early as 9 am on June 8th while offering FBI and Trump themed items such as ‘Covfefe cocktails,’ local D.C. bars are pulling all stops to entice those wishing to watch the political battle unfold at the establishments.
As reported by WTOP, here is some of what the D.C. bar scene is offering patrons.
Thursday we are opening early for our Comey Hearing Covfefe! pic.twitter.com/o7o2XsFzl2
— Shaw's Tavern (@ShawsTavern) June 6, 2017
Shaw’s Tavern is additionally offering a special “FBI” themed breakfast featuring French toast, bacon and ‘ice cream.’
— The Partisan (@ThePartisanDC) June 6, 2017
The Partisan is opening at 10 am and boasting politically charged cocktail specials for the event, such as ‘The Last Word’ and ‘Drop the Bomb.’
Duffy’s Irish Pub
Duffy's getting in on the Comey watch party action pic.twitter.com/HvDT35YMHR
— Tierney Sneed (@Tierney_Megan) June 6, 2017
Duffy’s will have 15 flat screens airing what they have dubbed as ‘The Comey Show’ and offering free wifi so that you can pretend you’re working instead of drinking before noon. They will also be serving their new ‘Covfefe Cocktail.’
The Capitol Lounge
We will open at 9AM on Thursday for #ComeyHearing.
— Capitol Lounge (@CapLounge) June 5, 2017
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