A Republican Senator Is Going Viral For Trying To Physically Fight A Witness During A Senate Hearing

The United States government is essentially a barely functioning circus.

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We're talking about a total clown car show!

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The latest buffoonery happened during a Senate hearing where a Republican senator from Oklahoma tried to get into a physical fight with a union leader.

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This clip of Senator Markwayne Mullin from Oklahoma challenging Teamster boss Sean O’Brien has since gone mega-viral:

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I like how he even adjusted his ring.

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The drama of it all!!

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As you can see, 82-year-old Bernie Sanders had to step in and try to calm him down.

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"God knows Americans have enough contempt for Congress, let's not make it worse!" he said.

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And, yep, Bernie is right on this one. We've all had enough.

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I guess the show must go on!

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