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The Comey Hearing Is the New Rose’s Luxury. Check Out These Lines.

Even the viewing parties at local bars have lines.

Photograph via FBI.

Waiting in line has become something of a Washington status symbol, whether it’s for Rose’s Luxury or the Hirshorn’s “Infinity Mirrors” exhibit. But the hottest ticket in town right now? A seat at James Comey‘s Senate hearing. Some people have been waiting since the early morning to snag a seat. Take a look:

Even viewing parties at local bars are drawing huge lines. Check out Shaw’s Tavern, which is offering $5 Russian vodka drinks:

And Union Pub…. They will buy a round of drinks for customers every time President Trump tweets about the former FBI Director.

Find other viewing parties here.

Jessica Sidman
Food Editor

Jessica Sidman covers the people and trends behind D.C.’s food and drink scene. Before joining Washingtonian in July 2016, she was Food Editor and Young & Hungry columnist at Washington City Paper. She is a Colorado native and University of Pennsylvania grad.