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 ScottOn The Money: Trump weighs emergency declaration for Mexico tariffs | GOP senators look to rein in Trump on trade | Powell says Fed may cut rates if trade war hurts economy On The Money: Trump weighs emergency declaration for Mexico tariffs | GOP senators look to rein in Trump on trade | Powell says Fed may cut rates if trade war hurts economy Trump floats new emergency declaration to impose Mexico tariffs 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 RischSenate rejects effort to block Trump's Qatar, Bahrain arms sales Senate rejects effort to block Trump's Qatar, Bahrain arms sales Senators take bipartisan step toward blocking Trump's Saudi arms sales 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 Stabenow It's time to let Medicare to negotiate drug prices Trump judicial nominee says he withdrew over 'gross mischaracterizations' of record Trump judicial nominee says he withdrew over 'gross mischaracterizations' of record MORE (D-Mich.) and Rep. Stacey PlaskettStacey PlaskettFederal employees turn their backs on Agriculture secretary after relocation plans announced Federal employees turn their backs on Agriculture secretary after relocation plans announced Chris Evans talks NATO, Marvel secrets on Capitol Hill MORE (D-Virgin Islands). Plaskett said he interviewed her. 

 

A strategist for Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulOvernight Defense: Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks | House panel approves 3B defense bill | Trump shares designs for red, white and blue Air Force One Senate rejects effort to block Trump's Qatar, Bahrain arms sales Senate rejects effort to block Trump's Qatar, Bahrain arms sales 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 TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment 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 PressleyCruz, Ocasio-Cortez efforts on birth control access face major obstacles Ocasio-Cortez shares verse by the 'Congressional Destiny's Child' in promotion of new birth control legislation Ocasio-Cortez shares verse by the 'Congressional Destiny's Child' in promotion of new birth control legislation MORE (D-Mass.).