DC bars open early, serve specials for impeachment inquiry

Here are some bars opening early or offering specials during the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s Ukraine dealings.

Union Pub on Capitol Hill will open at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday and feature the hearing on all its TVs with the sound on. It will serve $7 impeachment cocktails and $15 Bud and Bud Light buckets.

Hawk ‘n’ Dove on Capitol Hill is open an hour early at 10 a.m. and will have all-day Happy Hour until 7 p.m.

Capitol Lounge on Capitol Hill (motto: “No Politics. No Miller Lite”) is offering special “impeachment cocktails,” with irreverent names, including “Quit Bro, Go” and “Insane in the Ukraine.” The prices are listed in rubles.

Duffy’s Irish Pub on H Street NE is having Happy Hearing Hours this week, with $2 off all drafts and wine during the hearings. It will also be serving drinks called “Subpoena Colada” and “James and the Giant Impeachment,” The Hill reported.

The Midlands Beer Garden on Georgia Avenue said it is showing the hearings on Wednesday and Friday, as well.


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Shaw’s Tavern on Florida Avenue NW will be open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday and will be serving lunch with the TV and the sound on. Bar service will be available at 11 a.m.

WTOP’s Abigail Constantino contributed to this report.

Fonda Mwangi

Fonda Mwangi is a Associate Producer at WTOP. Before joining WTOP she was an investigative intern at WJLA. She also wrote for student magazine, Envision, covering finances for college students. Fonda got her Masters in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University.

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