A roundup of Fourth of July messages from lawmakers across the nation.
Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulOvernight Energy: Trump outlines 'America First' energy plan in North Dakota Overnight Regulation: GOP slams new Obama education rules Paul blocks chemical safety bill in Senate MORE (R-Ky.) tweeted patriotic lyrics from Ray Charles's hit, "America the Beautiful."
God shed His grace on thee. Sing it Ray. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL by Ray Charles http://t.co/McGmCEuspD— Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul) July 4, 2014
Sen. John McCainJohn McCainTrump: Illegal immigrants treated better than veterans Trump should apologize to heroic POWs McCain urges sports leagues to return 'paid patriotism' money MORE (R-Ariz.) said he's honored to spend the day with Arizona's National Guard.
Sen. Thad CochranThad CochranSenate panel passes 4.5B defense bill Senate votes to block USDA catfish inspections GOP senators: Obama bathroom guidance is 'not appropriate' MORE (R-Miss.) thanked U.S. troops for serving the nation.
Rep. Tom CottonTom CottonSenators to Obama: Make 'timely' call on Afghan troops levels Dems to GOP: Cancel Memorial Day break GOP senator: Reid's 'ramblings' are 'bitter, vulgar, incoherent' MORE (R-Ariz.) reminded everyone to stay safe while celebrating the holiday.
Happy 4th of July! Be safe and have a great Independence Day weekend! pic.twitter.com/TJ5kLDpOt9— Tom Cotton (@TomCottonAR) July 4, 2014
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) kept it simple.
Happy 4th of July. #independence— Rep. Pete King (@RepPeteKing) July 4, 2014
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) spread some July 4 vibes also.
Wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day. pic.twitter.com/6KkiXpnvNn— Pete Sessions (@PeteSessions) July 4, 2014