Politicians Can Have Some Fun on April Fool's Day, Too

Here's how the political realm celebrated April Fools Day.

ByAlana Abramson
April 1, 2015, 1:21 PM
PHOTO:  See how congress is reacting to April Fool's jokes.
See how congress is reacting to April Fool's jokes.
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— -- Its April Fools Day, and politicians are joining in on the fun.

They are, of course, keeping it partisan -- but not the way you would think.

Newt Gingrich broke the April Fools ice this morning,tweeting that he now supports President Obama's foreign policy:

Scott Walker, who is a likely GOP candidate for the 2016 presidential race, harped on the excitement of campaign announcement season, tweeting he was about to make a "big" one.

For basketball fans, it was a big announcement, although not terribly surprising; he's supporting his state's university in the final four this weekend:

The Democratic Party did have quite the cheeky response:

Inevitably, the Clintons came up:

But House Speaker John Boehner's staff pulled a prank on him that was completely non-partisan. Both sides of the aisle would likely identify with his reaction:

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