It's Mueller time: DC bars prepare for Wednesday's hearings
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It's Mueller time for at least a few Washington watering holes, which have made a tradition of sorts out of holding specials tied to headline-grabbing congressional hearings.

Duffy's Irish Pub in D.C.’s H Street NE neighborhood will play host to a watch party as former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE testifies before Congress on Wednesday.

"We will have eight large flatscreen TVs with stadium surround sound tuned in to the Mueller Show," the bar said in an email.


"Come try our new 'Bloody Mueller' cocktail only available for this event," the message said. Organizers are "highly encouraging" Mueller viewers to sport "creative attire" as they watch the happenings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees.

A representative from Shaw's Tavern, in the District’s Shaw neighborhood, told ITK that the hot spot would also be opening its doors three hours early — at 8 a.m. — in time for patrons to watch Mueller testify about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction of justice by President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff blasts Trump for making 'false claims' about Russia intel: 'You've betrayed America. Again.' Poll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden More than 6 in 10 expect Trump to be reelected: poll MORE.

At the Midlands, a beer garden in Petworth, coffee, juices and hibiscus tea will be available starting at 8:30 a.m., when Mueller is poised to begin his testimony. Later in the morning, the Georgia Avenue establishment will serve drinks and dole out custom "It's Mueller Time" coozies for any can or beer bottles purchased.

It's not the first time that eateries and saloons around the city have tapped the kegs for big-time events at the Capitol. Several places around D.C. also had drinks flowing when Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenFree Roger Stone Trump calls the Russia investigation 'bulls---' CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE, Trump's former personal lawyer, testified before Congress in February, and during former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyBill Barr is trying his best to be Trump's Roy Cohn Comey responds to Trump with Mariah Carey gif: 'Why are you so obsessed with me?' Trump punts on Stone pardon decision after sentencing MORE's Senate Intelligence Committee testimony in 2017.