Here's what Gov. Tim Pawlenty's official public events schedule says for Tuesday: "No Public Events Scheduled."
It turns out the governor was in Los Angeles, California Tuesday night appearing at a conference talking about "America's Political Landscape as the Midterms Approach." The trip was not paid for with state dollars.
Rep. Erik Paulsen called for an independent investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election following President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, going further than many GOP lawmakers in the aftermath of a move that has roiled the Capitol over the last day.