Secret Candy Stash Helps Lawmakers Stay Focused During Impeachment Trial

January 22, 2020

It’s day three of President Trump’s impeachment trial, and hungry senators are starting to turn to the Senate’s historic candy desk to make it through the day. Longstanding Senate rules prohibit food and drink on the floor, allowing only milk and water. However, there is one exception to this rule: a time-honored tradition called the “candy desk.” Chock-full of Hershey bars, Rolos, Milky Ways and more, the desk keeps the senators going throughout the long day.

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