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 ScottThe Hill's Campaign Report: Biden seeks to tamp down controversy over remarks about black support African American figures slam Biden on 'you ain't black' comments Biden regrets remarks about black support: 'I shouldn't have been such a wise guy' 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 RischHillicon Valley: Lawmakers demand answers on Chinese COVID hacks | Biden re-ups criticism of Amazon | House Dem bill seeks to limit microtargeting Senate panel approves Trump nominee under investigation Hillicon Valley: Trump threatens Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting | Officials call for broadband expansion during pandemic | Democrats call for investigation into Uber-Grubhub deal 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 StabenowBipartisan senators introduce bill to make changes to the Paycheck Protection Program Democrats press USDA on worker safety at meat processing plants Michigan Republican Senate candidate notes places 'I disagree with' Trump MORE (D-Mich.) and Rep. Stacey PlaskettStacey PlaskettBottom line Biden rolls out over a dozen congressional endorsements after latest primary wins Democratic rivals sharpen attacks as Bloomberg rises MORE (D-Virgin Islands). Plaskett said he interviewed her. 

 

A strategist for Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSunday shows preview: States begin to reopen even as some areas in US see case counts increase Congress headed toward unemployment showdown Doctors push Trump to quickly reopen country in letter organized by conservatives 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 TrumpBiden slams Trump in new ad: 'The death toll is still rising.' 'The president is playing golf' Brazil surpasses Russia with second-highest coronavirus case count in the world Trump slams Sessions: 'You had no courage & ruined many lives' 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 PressleyOvernight Defense: Pentagon memo warns pandemic could go until summer 2021 | Watchdog finds Taliban violence is high despite US deal | Progressive Dems demand defense cuts Progressives demand defense budget cuts amid coronavirus pandemic The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The American Investment Council - Trump takes his 'ready to reopen' mantra on the road MORE (D-Mass.).