There's just something about Mike Crapo and the holidays.
You may recall the Idaho senior senator's Dec. 23, 2012, drunk driving arrest in Washington, D.C.(law enforcement said Crapo failed several field sobriety tests and his blood alcohol content registered 0.11.. Crapo later said he had been drinking straight vodka at home alone before the incident.
at a D.C. holiday party.
And on Dec. 11, more than a few C-SPAN viewers were stunned when they saw Crapo stand to speak in opposition to President Barack Obama's nominee to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Crapo was sporting a significant bruise to the right side of his face. The Daily Caller reported that Crapo had hurt himself over the recent recess while redecorating his house and Crapo spokesman Lindsay Nothern said the the senator had injured himself while moving furniture on the day after Thanksgiving in his Idaho Falls home. Northern said Crapo needed stitches to close what appeared to be a pretty ugly injury.