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:
The line outside the Comey hearing… the first person in line tells me she got here at 4:15am pic.twitter.com/ZpPrDgJmFD
— Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioDC) June 8, 2017
The line for the Comey hearing stretches for blocks. Cops say about 600 people on it. They are only 88 audience seats. pic.twitter.com/M5klyjVAeA
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) June 8, 2017
Even viewing parties at local bars are drawing huge lines. Check out Shaw’s Tavern, which is offering $5 Russian vodka drinks:
— Erick Sanchez (@erickmsanchez) June 8, 2017
Current line to watch Comey hearing at Shaw's Tavern in DC stretches for over a full block right now… pic.twitter.com/8OrAr3Irvq
— Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) June 8, 2017
And Union Pub…. They will buy a round of drinks for customers every time President Trump tweets about the former FBI Director.
— dan holler (@danholler) June 8, 2017
this is the line for a drink at Union Pub, which is giving away free drinks when Trump tweets pic.twitter.com/bgvjwkPhaO
— Benjamin Freed (@brfreed) June 8, 2017
Find other viewing parties here.