Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren’s attempt to convince her colleague Mike Emanuel that his kids need a puppy began with this tweet:

Rep. Jason Chaffetz had also tweeted the picture:

Our puppies are getting bigger. 5 weeks now.

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A Fox News production assistant was immediately swept under by the cute-a-lanche:

At that point, Fox News’ Mike Emanuel, under apparent pressure from his kids to get a dog, vowed to keep that photo to himself:

Bob Cusack of The Hill made a prediction about an addition to the Emanuel household:

Cusack spoke from experience:

The countdown clock to Mike Emanuel’s kids getting a dog has started.