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Chris Evans Is Working On A Political Website With Help From Congress, And It Actually Sounds Pretty Cool

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Chris Evans teased fans about a possible retirement from acting after he finished filming for Avengers: Endgame.


What else could he possibly be pursuing?

It looks like something he's been trying to keep under wraps revealed itself: the actor is dabbling in politics.

Captain America is not running for president, but we wouldn't put it past him.

CNN reported that Evans sent a video asking members of Congress to participate in a secret, "non-partisan civic engagement project" he is spearheading called, "A Starting Point."


The project would present a forum in which the Democratic and Republican parties could present both sides of their arguments on current political issues in an effort to reduce partisanship.

"I just thought, 'Why isn't there a place I can go to hear both sides of an issue in a succinct way that I can trust?'" said Evans in the leaked video.

The footage shows the actor interacting with senators around the halls inside the Capitol.

"It's a one-stop shop for simple digestable information from people who know best."

Evans asked members of congress to choose from a list of questions to answer "around a minute" in length and provide links to encourage more research from viewers.

Hours after the video leaked, Evans, 37, admitted on Twitter, "Guess the cat's outta the bag," followed by a colon and a close parenthesis in lieu of a smiley face emoji.


"I want to make it clear that this website has nothing to do with my political opinion," said Evans in the video invitation to members.

"It's not about my political opinion. This is about yours. This is a chance for you to talk about issues that matter to you."

People are cautiously hopeful about the new project.


While some have their doubts about its effectiveness.



Some are unwilling to hear both sides of a controversial issue when one side is clearly wrong.



But many are all for the project and expect great things to come as a result.








Hmmm, is this Captain America's endgame?



One was concerned mostly about Evans's emoji skills.


So far, Evans interviewed Democratic Senators Chris Coons of Delaware and Cory Booker of New Jersey; Republican Senators Johnny Isakson of Georgia, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Jim Risch of Idaho and Tim Scott of South Carolina; and Democratic Representatives Ted Lieu and Swalwell, both of California.

There is no date on when the website will launch.

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