He said to David Gregory on NBC’s Meet the Press, “I probably shouldn’t say this, but I seem to have gotten more — well at least as many, maybe more — communications from some of my Democrat friends. ... And I’m a pretty partisan Republican.”

Even Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set aside their differences.

“We were both married the same year, in 1959. And we’ve both had some illnesses. So yeah, I would say that when something like this happens, you get closer together. The differences are still there. ... But your attitude changes,” Inhofe said.

It’s just one, big, happy, dysfunctional family out in D.C.

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