WATCH: GOP rep’s bill to eliminate Education Dept. ranks high in popularity

An eight word-bill to “terminate” the Department of Education is among the most-viewed legislation on an official government official website.

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"It says the Department of Education shall terminate on December 31st 2018," Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), the bill’s sponsor, says in an interview with The Hill's Molly K. Hooper.

Watch the video above to hear Massie describe his reasoning for HR 899 and its growing popularity in Congress.