Ben Affleck Heads to Congress, Makes Batman Jokes

March 27, 2015 1:36 PM

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George Clooney has testified on Sudan before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Stephen Colbert, in character, once stopped by the House Judiciary Subcommittee to testify about migrant workers. On Thursday, Ben Affleck became the latest celebrity to stop by Congress and advocate for a cause close to his heart.

Though Affleck was on hand to discuss providing aid to the Congo, he couldn’t resist the opportunity to enter a reference to his upcoming film, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, into the congressional record. “I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge my co-star in Batman,” Affleck said, referen...

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