Senators poke fun at Warner over tuna melt: 'I think you're doing it wrong'
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Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerVirginia senator calls for Barr to resign over order to clear protests Trump asserts his power over Republicans Expanding tax credit for businesses retaining workers gains bipartisan support MORE received some culinary advice from fellow senators after video went viral showing the Virginia Democrat preparing a tuna melt with an inordinate amount of mayonnaise during stay-at-home orders for the pandemic.

“Mark, if you don’t change your routine there’s going to be a mayo shortage in Virginia,” Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerPaul clashes with Booker, Harris over anti-lynching bill Democratic senators kneel during moment of silence for George Floyd Rand Paul holding up quick passage of anti-lynching bill MORE (D-N.J.) quipped in a tweet Wednesday afternoon. “As a vegan, I may not be much of an authority here but I think you’re doing it wrong.”

“Mark—we need to talk. Call. Please. Your friend KDH,” Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisPaul clashes with Booker, Harris over anti-lynching bill Rand Paul holding up quick passage of anti-lynching bill Minority caucuses call for quick action on police reform MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted, using her own initials.

The viral clip features Warner applying a liberal amount of mayonnaise on two slices of bread, spooning tuna from a can without draining it and adding two slices of cheese before microwaving it for 30 seconds.


"I like mayo. I know my kids hate mayo," Warner says in the clip.

Former Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillMissouri county issues travel advisory for Lake of the Ozarks after Memorial Day parties Senate faces protracted floor fight over judges amid pandemic safety concerns Amash on eyeing presidential bid: 'Millions of Americans' want someone other than Trump, Biden MORE (D-Mo.) also made jokes at her former colleague’s expense, tweeting, "Ok @MarkWarner we need to talk. That’s too much mayo dude. ... I love your effort...but...."

Warner’s communications director later said in a tweet that the senator "wants you to know that he **intentionally** didn't drain the tuna ‘because I didn't want it to be too dry.’”