President Obama said

I want our veterans to know: We remember. We remember your courage. We remember your sacrifice. And the legacy of your service lives on.

House Majority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan delays committee assignments until 2017 Lobbying World 'Ready for Michelle' PACs urge 2020 run MORE (R-Ohio) BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan delays committee assignments until 2017 Lobbying World 'Ready for Michelle' PACs urge 2020 run MORE/status/2770196582375424" href="">said:

To our heroes who've stood guard in defense of freedom — & their families: we are proud, humbled, & forever thankful for your sacrifice.

Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said:

Time never dims the valor of our Veterans; on #VeteransDay and every day let us never forget their actions nor forsake their sacrifice.

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said:

Happy Veterans Day... read:

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) said:

Thinking about our troops who are serving overseas protecting our freedoms while away from their loved ones.

Sen. John KerryJohn KerryAs Congress adjusts to Trump, Iran put under the pressure it deserves Sharpton pressures Dems on Trump nominees Words are not enough — US must support Christians who survived genocide in Iraq MORE (D-Mass.) said:

Thank you to all of our veterans for their service and wishing for a safe return for those serving abroad.

Sen. Ben CardinBen CardinAide: Trump invited Philippine leader to WH Dem senator: Hold hearing on Russian interference in election Overnight Finance: Questions swirl around Trump's plan for his business | Treasury pick promises major tax cut | White House downplays Carrier deal MORE (D-Md.) said:

In Crownsville to thank our nation's veterans, Cardin: We honor their courage, dedication and sacrifice today and always.

Sen. David VitterDavid VitterPoll: Republican holds 14-point lead in Louisiana Senate runoff Louisiana dishes last serving of political gumbo Trump tweets about flag burning, setting off a battle MORE (R-La.) said:

Today we honor the brave men & women who served our nation. Thanks to all vets & those currently serving. We owe a great deal of gratitude.

Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin HatchThe Hill's 12:30 Report Senate GOP: National museum should include Clarence Thomas Mnuchin's former bank comes under scrutiny MORE (R-Utah) said:

Today is Veterans Day. A day of remembrance for heroes and patriots and a day of gratitude for those currently serving. I am thankful.

Sen. John BarrassoJohn BarrassoSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules GOP lawmaker outlines goal to repeal and replace ObamaCare Pressure builds on M ObamaCare funding case as others wait MORE (R-Wyo.) said:

Freedom carries a high price--one that has been paid by our nation’s veterans. We owe a debt of gratitude 2 them 4 their selfless sacrifice.

Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan said:

On this Veteran’s Day, we honor the memory of the fallen and of all Hispanics serving their nation

House Republican Whip Eric CantorEric CantorTrump allies warn: No compromise on immigration Chamber of Commerce overhauls lobbying operation Laura Ingraham under consideration for White House press secretary MORE (R-Va.) said:

Forever grateful for the sacrifices made by our veterans who have risked their lives to keep us safe & preserve our freedom

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) said:

My deepest gratitude to the veterans who defended our nation, including my dad (now 87), part of the greatest generation.

The U.S. Naval Air Forces said:

Words are not enough to thank all of the veterans who have served this great nation. Happy #veteransday! (ak)

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said:

My respect and admiration to all those in our armed forces and to their families who also serve this Veteran's Day.

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) said

Veterans Day offers our nation a chance to stand united as we honor the #Veterans who have given so much to us, thank a veteran today.

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said:

America's heroes walk among us. RT if you know a #veteran!

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said:

Pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice 4 r country. I am grateful 4 all who protect & defend our democracy - 2day & every day.

The House Democratic Caucus said:

We owe a great debt to those who dedicated themselves to the defense of our nation. Veterans – we thank you:

Sen. Pat RobertsPat RobertsSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules GOP debates going big on tax reform Memo to the LGBT community: Donald Trump is not your enemy MORE (R-Kan.) said:

On this Veterans Day, I join my fellow American citizens in saluting our nation's heroes: #veteransday

Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) said:

To veterans all across America, we will remember you this Veterans Day. Thank you for your service.

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) said:

On this Veterans Day, may we remember that our nation has been truly blessed to have such courageous and noble...

Rep. Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraHouse Dems to perform election autopsy Sanders vs. Trump: The battle of the bully pulpit Dems choose their top member for powerful tax panel MORE (D-Calif.) said:

Today we come together to salute our veterans—it’s up to all of us to let you know that we recognize your service

Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleySenate GOP: National museum should include Clarence Thomas Drug pricing debate going into hibernation GOP leaders host Trump's top deputies MORE (R-Iowa.) said:

Thanks to all Veterans on this holiday for defending our freedoms. Especial to those on battlefield 2day

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said:

On Veteran's Day--and every day--DOT honors those who serve.

Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) said:

I want to take a moment to honor our Veterans for their service and sacrifice today. Thank you.

Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.) said:

Thank you to all the men & woman who have fought to preserve liberty & freedom in our great nation. God bless our veterans, our true heroes.

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said:

Today, w/deep gratitude, we recognize our veterans for their brave service to our nation.Thank you for all you have done & continue to do

Rep. Chris Lee (D-N.Y.) said:

Thank you to all our nation’s #veterans for your bravery and dedication to our country!

Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) said:

As we observe Veterans Day tomorrow, we reaffirm a solemn promise to remember & honor the men & women of the U.S. Armed Forces. #veteransday

Karl Rove said:

Happy Veteran's Day to all who have served and continue to serve. We are all grateful for your sacrifice! Be sure to thank a vet today!

Rep. Phil GingreyPhil GingreyBeating the drum on healthcare Former GOP chairman joins K Street Former Rep. Gingrey lands on K Street MORE (R-Ga.) said:

Today we honor our nation's Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our nation and who have labored steadfastly...

United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice said:

On #VeteransDay, I salute our nation's brave vets, and the supportive families who make their service possible.

Rep. Dean HellerDean HellerGovernments and businesses: Teaming up for taxpayers GOP senator won't rule out 2018 run for Nevada governor A holiday surprise: Will Congress protect privacy? MORE (R-Nev.) said:

I want to thank past and present members of our Armed Forces. Your service to our great nation will never be forgotten.

The official account of the Department of Veterans Affairs said:

On Veterans Day, remember America's last surviving WWI Vet--109-yr-old Frank Buckles:

On Veterans Day, VA Secretary Shinseki recognizes and thanks Veterans:

Sen. Jeff MerkleyJeff MerkleyDem senator to Trump: 'You have no mandate' GOP senators wary of nuking filibuster Dem senators charge: Trump not draining the swamp MORE (D-Ore.) said:

On this Vets Day, Merkley will be in Beaverton showing his appreciation to OR vets who have sacrificed so much for the security of the US.

Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) said:

Thank you so much to all of our veterans. You are the heroes among us. Take time to thank a veteran today!

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersCitizens United still undermines democracy; here’s why Top Dem super PAC launches anti-Trump war room Biden raises possibility of 2020 presidential bid MORE (D-Vt.) said:

Bernie is traveling around #VT today for #veteransday.

Rep. Michael BurgessMichael BurgessThis week: Pelosi's test Trump calls for special session of Congress to repeal ObamaCare GOP: Obama ‘in denial’ about healthcare law failures MORE (R-Texas) said:

Thank you to all of our veterans who defended our great country. My statement on Veterans Day

Missouri Sen.-elect Roy BluntRoy BluntMcConnell: We'll repeal ObamaCare on day one Could bipartisanship rise with Trump government? Senate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules MORE (R) said:

Thank a veteran today. We're free because they put their lives on the line for us. #VeteransDay

Rep. Cynthia LummisCynthia LummisTrump's Interior candidates would play Russian roulette with West Trump eyes House members for Cabinet jobs Trump aide dodges questions about business dealings MORE (R-Wyo.) said:

Happy Veterans Day! Our country’s heroes are shining examples of what America stands for: freedom, bravery and liberty.

We can’t thank them enough.

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said:

Thanking all Veterans & those currently serving for protecting our nation. Will be visiting Wantagh American Legion & Ground Zero today.   

Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) said:

Honoring and thanking veterans today. We must live up to the promises we made them for health, education, jobs.

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) said:

Today, Americans honor the service of those who have given of themselves in defense of our nation throughout history. #veteransday 

Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.) said:

To every Veteran, thank you for your sacrifice & service. Look forward to celebrating Veterans Day today in Jacksonville.

Rep. Joe WilsonJoe WilsonTrump: Cancel Boeing's contract for Air Force One PAC to host holiday fundraiser for veterans Week ahead: Defense hawks bristle at spending plan MORE (R-S.C.) said:

Thank you, veterans, for your service to protect our great nation.

I am extremely grateful to represent so many veterans, men and women currently serving, and their families in South Carolina.

Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandPanetta: Dems should give Mattis waiver to head Defense GOP chairman: Spending bill expected to last through April Vet groups applaud Trump's Defense pick of Mattis MORE (D-N.Y.) said:

Traveling in #Afghanistan, I am getting the opportunity to personally thank many of the military men & women serving here.

Thanks also to all the men & women who've served our nation at home and abroad. Happy #VeteransDay, everyone!

Rep. Jerry MoranJerry MoranSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules Overnight Tech: Bill protecting online reviews heads to Obama | New addition to FCC transition team | Record Cyber Monday Overnight Finance: Trump expected to pick Steven Mnuchin for Treasury | Budget chair up for grabs | Trump team gets deal on Carrier jobs MORE (R-Kan.) said:

May God bless our servicemembers, our veterans & the country they love.Your sacrifices protect our families & freedoms. Happy Veterans Day!

Rep. Ted PoeTed PoeOvernight Cybersecurity: Lawmakers pushing for vote to delay warrant rule changes Coons to call for voice vote to halt changes to hacking rule The right person for State Department is Rudy Giuliani MORE (R-Texas) said:

Thank you to the men and women who served and continue to serve this great nation. Freedom is not free. #veteransday

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said:

On Veterans Day and every day, may we honor the men and women who have made the dream of freedom a reality.

Rep. Randy NeugebauerRandy NeugebauerHow the election could reshape key finance, banking committees Court ruling highlights need for new CFPB structure Top CFTC aide joins boutique K Street firm MORE (R-Texas) said:

May God bless our veterans and those troops who are actively serving. Your many sacrifices protect our cherished freedoms.

May God bless our veterans and those troops who are actively serving. Your many sacrifices protect our cherished freedoms.

Rep. Bob GoodlatteBob GoodlatteBiz groups push for regulatory reform in new Congress House GOP picks two women to lead committees Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR MORE (R-Va.) said:

Leaving Herman L Horn Elem School in Vinton where I spoke to the children about Veterans Day and thanking those who have served our country.

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said:

Please thank a veteran today – their service ensures our freedom.

Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) said:

Thank you to those who have served, and continue to serve, our great country.

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said:

Very proud of Dad: combat Company Commander Korea 1952-53, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Division. Here w my mom in Korea. #Korea #vets

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) said:

To our veterans and the men and women who are serving bravely today: Thank you for your service this Veterans Day.

Rep. Kay GrangerKay GrangerTexas GOP's only female lawmaker calls on Trump to step down WHIP LIST: Republicans breaking with Trump GOP women break with Trump MORE (R-Texas) said:

"We must never forget the incredible sacrifices made by our veterans and active duty service men and women...

"Our veterans and their families made lifelong commitments to our nation and their service has been a cornerstone of America’s freedom and..

"...prosperity.When their nation called our veterans selflessly put their lives on the line...

"The United States must continue to honor its commitment to all of those who have served ...

"...and as your Congresswoman I will never stop fighting for those who fought for us.

"This Veterans Day, please join me in honoring all the men and women who have given so much to keep our nation safe."

Rep. Henry "Hank" Johnson (D-Ga.) said:

Be sure to pause on this Veterans Day to remember those who have given “the last full measure of devotion” to protect our freedoms.

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said:

Thanks to all of our veterans including @ltgovbrown  I wish everyone serving away from home a safe return

Rep. J. Randy ForbesRandy ForbesHouse stays Republican as GOP limits losses 78 lawmakers vote to sustain Obama veto Insiders dominate year of the outsider MORE (R-Va.) said:

To our nation's veterans, thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Rep. Michele BachmannMichele BachmannWill Trump back women’s museum? Michele Bachmann on Trump victory: ‘God did this’ The right-wing wants a revolution, and we had better pay attention MORE (R-Minn.) said:

Endless gratitude to all men and women who put themselves in harm's way to defend our nation and preserve our freedoms. Happy Veterans Day!

Rep. Bill Schuster (R-Pa.) said:

On this Veterans Day, I also want to send out a message of thanks and support to all of the soldiers from...

Rep. Robert Brady (D-Pa.) said:

Thank you to all of our veterans for your service at home and abroad. #veteransday

take some time today to thank a veteran for his or her service. #veteransday

Rep. Virginia FoxxVirginia FoxxHouse GOP picks two women to lead committees Speculation and starting points: accreditation, a new administration and a new Congress President-elect Trump: Please drain the student loan swamp MORE (R-N.C.) said:

Today we honor our Veterans for their service and sacrifice. Thank you for all that you do to protect our freedom. Happy Veterans Day!

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) said:

"We must honor their plight and thank them for what they have given and what they continue to give to protect our way of life.”

Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillA Cabinet position for Petraeus; disciplinary actions for Broadwell after affair Defense bill tackles retaliation against military sex assault victims Red-state Dems face tough votes on Trump picks MORE (D-Mo.) said:

God Bless our Veterans.

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said:

Today we stop to honor & thank the generations of brave men & women in uniform whose sacrifices have made our freedom possible. #veteransday

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said:

Our nation is a great nation & those who sacrificed for our country in the military have made it so. We honor our veterans today, thank you.

Incoming California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said:

To all who have served or are serving our country in the armed forces, thank you for your honor, duty and sacrifice.

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) said:

On this Veterans Day we honor those who have answered the call:

Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) said:

Today, we celebrate Veterans Day by honoring those who have answered the call of duty when their country needed them most.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said:

God Bless our veterans and their families - today, and every day! Thank you for your service!

The official Department of Defense account said:

Admiral Mullen @thejointstaff  shares his #VeteransDay  message with all who have served, past and present.

The National Republican Campaign Committee said:

Thank you to all of those who have and continue to serve our country. Happy Veterans Day!

Sen. Bob MenendezRobert MenendezThe right person for State Department is Rudy Giuliani Warren, Menendez question shakeup at Wells Fargo Democrats press Wells Fargo CEO for more answers on scandal MORE (D-N.J.) said:

Today we honor the brave #veterans who have served our country & protect our freedom. As a nation we thank you for your service

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said:

A hearty salute to the veterans of this country who have defended freedom at home and aboard. We will never forget!

"For those who fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know." Our enduring thanks to those who served. 

Incoming Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said:

A sincere thank you to all the veterans who have served and protected our nation.

Sen.-elect Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said:

To all of our active duty troops, our veterans and their families, Happy Veterans Day.

RNC Chairman Michael Steele said:

Today, let us honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve to protect our freedom and this great country.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) said:

Today, Mary and I remember all those who have served our nation in uniform to defend freedom and keep us safe. Thank you for your service.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead said:

Just returned from the Veterans' Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington Cemetery. It is always a moving event...