Members of Congress took to Twitter Saturday to celebrate small businesses in their district as part of “Small Business Saturday,” an effort to get shoppers to support local businesses.

 

While many are encouraging their followers to go out and shop local on Saturday, a few are doing so themselves and posting to the social media site to prove it.

 

Rep. Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneLawmakers question FBI director on encryption Lobbying World House panel begins evaluation of expired tax breaks MORE (D-Wash.) tweeted that she was shopping at Country Village, a collection of shops in Bothell, Washington.

 


Rep. Chuck FleischmannCharles (Chuck) Joseph FleischmannSadly, fiscal restraint is no longer a core principle of the GOP GOP could punt funding fight to January Lawmakers call on Treasury to take tougher stance on Hamas in Qatar MORE (R-Tenn.) wrote about shopping at a pharmacy and gift shop in his district.


Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) told his followers about his Small Business Saturday shopping, which began shortly after 10 a.m.


Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) spent his Saturday tweeting out pictures of him shopping with constituents, tweeting about his state’s small business economy and engaging with his actively engaged followers.


Other officials promoted their Small Business Saturday shopping. U.S. Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderComey's book tour is all about 'truth' — but his FBI tenure, not so much James Comey and Andrew McCabe: You read, you decide Eric Holder headed to New Hampshire for high-profile event MORE spent part of his Saturday at Union Markey in D.C.


Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxAnthony Renard FoxxGeorgia Power says electricity at Atlanta airport will likely be restored by midnight Ex-Obama transportation chief on Atlanta airport power outage: 'Total and abject failure' To address America's crumbling infrastructure, follow Britain's lead MORE, former mayor of Charlotte, N.C., tweeted out a picture of himself shopping at the Charlotte Running Company.