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Real Members Of Congress Read Frank Underwood’s Lines From House of Cards

by | 15th, February 2014

Writer Beau Willimon, from left, Netflix's Ted Sarandos, actress Robin Wright, actor Kevin Spacey and Netflix's Cindy Holland, arrive at a special screening for season 2 of "House of Cards", on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Writer Beau Willimon, from left, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, actress Robin Wright, actor Kevin Spacey and Netflix’s Cindy Holland, arrive at a special screening for season 2 of “House of Cards”, on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 in Los Angeles.

 

HERE’S a video of real members of the US Congress saying Frank Underwood’s lines from House of Cards. Kevin Spacey’s character – a delicious US rendering of Ian Richardson’s Bafta Winning performance as Tory politician Francis Ewan Urquhart – epitomises the venal, self-serving, charismatic, survivalist politico.

The likes of Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.), Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), Donna Edwards (D-Md.), and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) seized the chance to deliver the kind of lines they wish they’d have given full throat to in the corridors of power:

 

 

Spotter: Scott Meslow



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