House honors Thatcher with bereavement resolution

It reads that the House "tenders its deep sympathies to the members of the family of the late Baroness Margaret Thatcher and her countrymen."

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"[T]he House of Representatives honors the legacy of Baroness Margaret Thatcher for her life-long commitment to advancing freedom, liberty, and democracy and for her friendship to the United States of America," it reads.

It also asks that Secretary of State John Kerry to communicate these sentiments to Thatcher's family and the British Parliament.

The House the resolution Tuesday evening by unanimous consent, and it says that when the House adjourns today, it will do so on Thatcher's honor.