John Cusack calls for Trump's impeachment in Capitol Hill visit
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SPOTTED: Actor John Cusack — sans any boombox — making the rounds as he met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to push for President TrumpDonald TrumpSenators given no timeline on removal of National Guard, Capitol fence Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House Georgia secretary of state withholds support for 'reactionary' GOP voting bills MORE's impeachment on Thursday.

The "Say Anything" star was eyed by reporters in between chats with several lawmakers, including Rep. Ro KhannaRohit (Ro) KhannaDemocrats look to improve outreach to Asian and Latino communities Democrats offer bills to boost IRS audits of rich, corporations Biden's move on Yemen sparks new questions MORE (D-Calif.) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerHouse Judiciary split on how to address domestic extremism George Floyd police reform bill reintroduced in House Nadler presses DOJ to prosecute all involved in Capitol riot MORE (D-N.Y.).

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"Rep. Khanna is friends with John. He came by to catch up. [The] two share common views on progressive values and chatted about the work of Arundhati Roy," a spokeswoman said.

Reps for Nadler didn't get back to us about Cusack's visit.

But the entertainer — a vocal critic of Trump who's called him "dangerous" and "unhinged" — documented much of his day on the Hill, including what he described as an elevator ride with some proponents of the commander in chief.

Rep. Mary Gay ScanlonMary Gay ScanlonTrump lawyer sued him for 'repeated claims' mail voting ripe with fraud Pelosi announces lawmakers will be fined ,000 if they bypass metal detectors to House floor House Judiciary Democrats ask Pence to invoke 25th Amendment to remove Trump MORE (D-Pa.) shared a snapshot of her with the 52-year-old performer as House Democrats held a marathon reading of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE's redacted report in a Capitol hearing room.

The actor was in town for a screening Thursday night of "High Fidelity" at the Warner Theatre in downtown Washington.

—Updated at 5:13 p.m.