Sens. John McCain, Pat Toomey and Jeff Flake stand with Pigfoot on Wednesday. (By Colby Itkowitz / The Washington Post)

This is the midweek video you didn’t know you needed.

Below you can watch a U.S. senator crawl on the floor to take a selfie with a pot-bellied pig. And watch the pig want nothing to do with him.

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The  Wednesday morning moment between Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Faye the pig followed 15 minutes of denouncements of wasteful spending at a press conference off Capitol Hill. Flake’s Republican comrades in anti-earmark arms, Sens. John McCain (Ariz.), Pat Toomey (Pa.) and Joni Ernst (Iowa) and Rep. Tom McClintock (Calif.), had all left. But Flake stuck around. To get his picture with an unwilling pig.

(We imagine Ernst would have had better luck.)

They were together for the Citizens Against Government Waste’s annual release of its “Congressional Pig Book” to highlight what it considered the year’s most egregious federal spending. Included are $21 million for a National Exercise Program and $5 million for abstinence education.

The group vowed to continue to keep pork spending out of Washington.

But this is proof at least one GOP senator doesn’t hate all pork…

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