A roundup of Fourth of July messages from lawmakers across the nation.
Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulObama calls for Congress to combat tax evasion and money laundering The Hill's 12:30 Report Ten third-party candidate names at top of Never Trump’s list 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 aide: Ryan not fit to be Speaker if he doesn't support Trump Missouri Republican: Trump has not earned my vote Stoddard: Can Trump close the deal with the GOP? MORE (R-Ariz.) said he's honored to spend the day with Arizona's National Guard.
Sen. Thad CochranThad CochranFirst US Zika death reported in Puerto Rico Overnight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill Senate GOP hardening stance against emergency funding for Zika MORE (R-Miss.) thanked U.S. troops for serving the nation.
Rep. Tom CottonTom CottonIran and heavy water: Five things to know Overnight Finance: House rejects financial adviser rule; Obama rebukes Sanders on big banks Overnight Energy: Dems block energy spending bill for second day 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