Gritty was on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
No, he was not announcing his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election.
But remember when he received 14 votes in Camden County?
Anyway, the Flyers' mascot was doing his thing in Washington, D.C., for the 2019 Hockey Day on the Hill and Future Goals demonstration put together by the NHL and the bipartisan Congressional Hockey Caucus.
You can learn more about the event right here.
Gritty, obviously, was a popular attraction.
Big fan Katy Tur of MSNBC got to meet the orange fella and was clearly thrilled.
Omg omg omg omg omg pic.twitter.com/Qzuzdjp2fh— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) February 6, 2019
She had probably been waiting for this moment ever since …
Katy Tur Barely Contains Laughter During Segment on the Political Juggernaut That Is Gritty the Mascot (VIDEO) https://t.co/erzCKHZmMf pic.twitter.com/gxSqW4OB6b— Mediaite (@Mediaite) November 12, 2018
Per usual, Gritty was active and busy.
Ran into @GrittyNHL on Capitol Hill today. This is a great event for a lifelong @NHLFlyers fan like myself! pic.twitter.com/FhH6ck1CYI— Rep. Brendan Boyle (@CongBoyle) February 6, 2019
It was love at first 😍👀🥰 Love you boo! @GrittyNHL pic.twitter.com/G7oCU96dts— Erin Hawksworth (@ErinHawksworth) February 6, 2019
Look who it is: Gritty on Capitol Hill! pic.twitter.com/5NsZgXmAZX— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) February 6, 2019
Gritty Stick Flip. pic.twitter.com/UBHdLCwqo5— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) February 6, 2019
Gritty met a lookalike. pic.twitter.com/WeYGuSiU80— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) February 6, 2019
The guy just has swag.
Isn't this just the most @GrittyNHL thing you've seen? pic.twitter.com/io1rz3DV0y— NHL (@NHL) February 3, 2019
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