By Judy Kurtz
The U.S. men’s national team head coach Jürgen Klinsmann penned a playful excuse note on Wednesday for soccer-loving workers to submit to their employers ahead of the noontime (EST) game.
On Thursday morning, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) did just that, writing to his boss, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), on Twitter:
Several members of Congress rooted on the home team ahead of the match.
Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) wrote:
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) posted on Twitter:
House Democrats Grace Meng (N.Y.) and Dina Titus (Nev.) also voiced their support: