Grocery store behind viral reusable bag at impeachment hearing offers 'free briefcase' promotion
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The grocery store behind the reusable shopping bag that House GOP counsel Steve Castor brought to the House Judiciary Committee’s public impeachment hearing on Monday is declaring itself “the official briefcase maker of Steve Castor.” 

“We'd like to announce that we are the official briefcase maker of Steve Castor. You can fill your briefcase up with files or yummy food (our preference),” The Fresh Market announced on Twitter on Monday afternoon after some confused the bag as being from Whole Foods.

The grocery chain also said it would be offering a promotion for users interested in getting their hands on the same “briefcase” from now until Tuesday.

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“Mention hashtag #TFMBriefcase over the next 24 hours in-store to get your own briefcase for free (aka reusable bag!)” it told customers.

Earlier on Monday, Castor raised some eyebrows online after he was seen bringing the reusable bag into the hearing and unloading his materials ahead of his testimony before lawmakers as part of the House’s ongoing impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren: Dershowitz presentation 'nonsensical,' 'could not follow it' Bolton told Barr he was concerned Trump did favors for autocrats: report Dershowitz: Bolton allegations would not constitute impeachable offense MORE.

The bag caught the attention of a number of political journalists, some of whom jokingly referred to the item he used to hold his hearing materials as his “briefcase.”

George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayGeorge Conway: Witness missing from impeachment trial is Trump Democrats sharpen case on second day of arguments Trump: Obama administration withheld foreign aid too MORE, a conservative lawyer and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayGeorge Conway: Witness missing from impeachment trial is Trump Kellyanne Conway knocks Biden, talks up Sanders in Wash Post op-ed Democrats sharpen case on second day of arguments MORE, also joked that it was a “very liberal-looking” bag for Castor.