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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 Scott (R-S.C.) would both “turn to dust” if Scott revealed any secrets from the upcoming Avengers film that the pair discussed. 

{mosads}”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 Risch (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 Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands). Plaskett said he interviewed her. 

 

A strategist for Rand Paul (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 Trump’s State of the Union address. Evans’s uncle is former Rep. Mike Capuano (D-Mass.), who lost a 2018 primary to Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.).

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