Watch Members of Congress read their ‘mean tweets’

January 14, 2014

What happens when members of a historically unpopular Congress join a social media site that provides anonymous users with an easy way to air their grievances? Political gold is what.

Now This News's Ashley Codianni and Julie Eckert produced a Capitol Hill version of Jimmy Kimmel's hilarious "Mean Tweets" series featuring celebrities. Check them out below. (Warning: Some contain profanity)

Episode 1: Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.)

In Now This News's take on Jimmy Kimmel's celebrity 'mean tweet' series, Sen. Claire McCaskill and Reps Paul Ryan, Jim Himes and Eric Swalwell read mean things said about them on Twitter. (WARNING: Video contains profanity) (Now This News)

Episode 2: 
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Rep. Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah)

Episode 3: Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.)

Natalie Jennings is a Web producer for PostTV.
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