Watch the most awkward thing ever to happen in Congress

It took a commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. to bring Congress together

Chris Moody
Yahoo News

Members of Congress joined hands on Tuesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

A worthy cause, to be sure! And one that merits bipartisanship.

That doesn't mean it wasn't the most awkward moment ever when Republicans John Boehner and Mitch McConnell joined hands and swayed with Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.

Video by Frank Thorp of NBC News. You can also watch the full clip. 

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