Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioTHE MEMO: Trump takes the fight to Congress Rubio says town halls designed for people to 'heckle and scream' At CPAC, Trump lashes out at media MORE (R-Fla.) received a lump of coal from one of his fellow senators this Christmas.
In an annual Secret Santa present swap, Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinDem 2020 hopefuls lead pack in opposing Trump Cabinet picks Manchin: Sanders backers should challenge me in Dem primary Greens launch ads against two GOP senators for Pruitt votes MORE (D-W.Va.) gave Rubio a small statue made of coal.
“I had Marco Rubio, and we gave him a coal figurine of an elephant and a donkey,” Manchin told the Washington Post on Wednesday. “And the donkey came with a little bit of repairs needed, so I had to deliver the elephant yesterday, and I’ll get the donkey to him.”
“We don’t want to forget what keeps the lights on and what keeps the country running and what’s made this country and is still very much a part of this country,” Manchin said.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) gave Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) a hand-drawn map of the United States, and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) gave Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Ma.) Dunkin' Donuts, according to reports.
Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) gave Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) jam and jellies from Arkansas; Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) gave Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) wine from her state of California; and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) gave Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) a “Georgia Clay Bread Warmer,” MSNBC reported.
The gifts were exchanged on Tuesday.