Congressional Resolution Reinstates 'French' Fries, 'French' Toast
WASHINGTON D.C. — On the packed steps of the Capitol this morning, members of both parties in Congress announced the passing of HR 1944, which affirming America’s historical alliance with France. Notably, the bill recognizes America's “unwavering support and affection for the people of France" by officially declaring, "Let the word go forth from this time and place: we’re back to calling them 'French fries' and 'French toast.'”
Flanked by minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) addressed the growing crowd of people who had turned out to show solidarity with France.
“We want to say to the American people that we hear you — Congress has taken quick and decisive action for our oldest ally, France. The fight against the Islamic State will be long, but we will not waver. Or go hungry, with all these delicious French foods to eat."
Smiling to the cameras, Pelosi added to the words of the Speaker. “This bill is proof tha…
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