Alexandra Petri and Stephen Stromberg review the week’s news, with jokes.
"If this is a fishing expedition, then why aren't my father and I sitting around for seven hours in total, awkward silence?" Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) gavels in a Wednesday vote on whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for declining to release documents on "Operation Fast and Furious."Chip Somodevilla/GETTY IMAGES
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.