Chris Evans talks NATO, Marvel secrets on Capitol Hill
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Actor Chris Evans met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill discussing everything from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to Marvel secrets, according to a series of Tuesday tweets. 

Evans, who is best known for playing Captain American in multiple Marvel films, quipped that he and Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottGOP senators dismiss Booker reparations proposal On The Money — Presented by Job Creators Network — GOP senators urge Trump not to nominate Cain | Treasury expected to miss Dem deadline on Trump tax returns | Party divisions force Dems to scrap budget vote | House passes IRS reform bill GOP senators urge Trump not to pick Cain for Fed MORE (R-S.C.) would both “turn to dust” if Scott revealed any secrets from the upcoming Avengers film that the pair discussed. 

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"If you repeat the secrets I told you about Endgame, Marvel will make sure we BOTH turn to dust," Evans quipped, referencing the fate of multiple characters at the end of "Avengers Infinity War."

Scott said the pair discussed topics including education, bipartisanship and criminal justice reform. 

 

Evans also discussed NATO with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Jim RischJames (Jim) Elroy RischOvernight Defense: Trump ends sanctions waivers for buying Iranian oil | At least four Americans killed in Sri Lanka attacks | Sanders pushes for Yemen veto override vote Embattled senators fill coffers ahead of 2020 Overnight Defense: Air Force general tapped for Pentagon No. 2 | Dem presses Trump officials on Yemen strike | Pentagon details 4M border deployment cost MORE (R-Idaho). 

"Enjoyed talking to @chrisevans about NATO & why it is so important," Risch tweeted, joking "The news of this political-military alliance shocked him since he missed the 70 years after WWII."

 

Evans met with Sen. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowDemocratic proposals to overhaul health care: A 2020 primer We can accelerate a cure for Alzheimer's Bipartisan senators offer bill to expand electric vehicle tax credit MORE (D-Mich.) and Rep. Stacey PlaskettStacey PlaskettChris Evans talks NATO, Marvel secrets on Capitol Hill Dem goes viral for 'eye roll' at Republican during Cohen testimony Clyburn pushes next steps on criminal justice reform MORE (D-Virgin Islands). Plaskett said he interviewed her. 

 

A strategist for Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulDem super PAC campaign urges Republicans to back impeachment Booker, Harris have missed most Senate votes Trump vetoes measure ending US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen MORE (R-Ky.) indicated that Paul's office would also be interested in discussing bipartisanship with the movie star, and Evans said he would be open to coordinating a discussion. 

"Hey Chris, we’ve got lots of bipartisanship over here with @RandPaul too, stop on by," strategist Doug Stafford tweeted. 

"Would love to. Shoot me a dm," Evans replied.  

 

A spokesperson for Evans said he is "working on a civics engagement project" but did not offer further details. 

Evans also visited the Capitol last month and met with Democratic senators ahead of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Post-Mueller, Trump has a good story to tell for 2020 MORE's State of the Union address. Evans's uncle is former Rep. Mike Capuano (D-Mass.), who lost a 2018 primary to Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyPelosi: Dems may get to impeachment, but 'we're not there yet' Dems seek to rein in calls for impeachment Hillary Clinton celebrates Indivisible founders' inclusion on Time 100 list MORE (D-Mass.).