Heard on the Hill

Watch: Rodney Davis and Eleanor Holmes Norton show off their scooter skills (or lack thereof)

Holmes Norton is an advocate for allowing electric scooters on the Capitol campus

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton tries out an e-scooter at a Capitol Hill safety demonstration on Wednesday. (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call).

Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., attended an e-scooter safety demonstration on Capitol Hill Wednesday afternoon, hosted by the Micromobility Coalition. Holmes Norton is an advocate of allowing e-scooters on the Capitol campus.

“Let’s bring the Congress into the 21st century,” she said Wednesday.

“My ride sort of reminded me of the first time I, as a kid, got on a bicycle,” said Holmes Norton, who rode an e-scooter for the first time at the event. “Very wobbly.”

Davis, however, is a well-known scooter master, so he challenged a Lime employee to a drag race. Watch the video to see his tricks for winning a scooter race. 

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