Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell posted these photos meeting the newest member of NC Sen. Thom Tillis’ family, who is also named Mitch:

The only thing that would have made Sen. McConnell’s post better is if he included, “say hello to my little friend” in it:

Although that puppy doesn’t look like the type of dog named after a Colombian drug lord:

Hopefully, this doesn’t become a trend:

Or maybe it’s too late:

But, alas … we now return you to blue-check outrage over the shutdown: