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Bipartisan road trip comes to an end; El Paso congressmen arrive in D.C.

CBS4 reporter Nate Barrett talked with the congressmen live on CBS4 at Noon. (Credit: CBS4)

The long ride is over!

Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke and Republican Rep. Will Hurd arrived safely in Washington, D.C. Wednesday.

One is a Democrat; the other is a Republican. But that's not stopping Reps. Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd from traveling in a car together from Texas to Washington, D.C. The pair decided to make the two-day road trip after a storm canceled flights to the East Coast. They arrived at the Capitol Building, just before 4 p.m. MST in time for Wednesday's votes.

We talked with the congressmen live on CBS 4 at noon. They talked about the tight deadline, their budding bromance and the importance of bipartisanship.

O'Rourke and Hurd have been getting a lot of attention during the trip as they livestream their progress with what's been dubbed a bipartisan road trip town hall. They've been taking questions from viewers, members of the media and fellow politicians.

During our interview, CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, even joined the livestream and even commented on their trip.

Watch their response to some of our questions that aired during CBS4 at 12 p.m. by watching the replay attached to this article.

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