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 Andrew BoehnerJohn Feehery: A political forest fire Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time The two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery MORE (R-Ohio) BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerJohn Feehery: A political forest fire Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time The two-party system is dying — let’s put it out of its misery 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 Forbes KerryLobbying world Kerry: Trump not pursuing 'smart' or 'clever' plan on North Korea Tillerson will not send high-ranking delegation to India with Ivanka Trump: report 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 CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinDems demand Tillerson end State hiring freeze, consult with Congress Former New Mexico gov: Trump's foreign policy is getting 'criticized by everybody' Dems put hold on McFarland nomination over contradictory testimony: report 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 VitterThe Senate 'ethics' committee is a black hole where allegations die Questions loom over Franken ethics probe You're fired! Why it's time to ditch the Fed's community banker seat 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 Grant HatchMcConnell names Senate GOP tax conferees Ryan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Utah governor calls Bannon a 'bigot' after attacks on Romney 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 Anthony BarrassoScalise: House, Senate ‘pretty close’ on tax bill Top GOP senator: House and Senate 'not that far apart' on tax bill Sunday shows preview: Republicans take victory lap on taxes 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 Ivan CantorEric Cantor: Moore ‘deserves to lose’ If we want to make immigration great again, let's make it bipartisan Top Lobbyists 2017: Hired Guns 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 RobertsCharles (Pat) Patrick RobertsSenate passes tax overhaul, securing major GOP victory Top GOP senators say they have the votes to pass tax bill The Hill's Whip List: Where Republicans stand on Senate tax bill 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 BecerraOvernight Regulation: Net neutrality supporters predict tough court battle | Watchdog to investigate EPA chief's meeting with industry group | Ex-Volkswagen exec gets 7 years for emissions cheating California AG on Trump EPA: ‘It’s almost as if they believe they’re above the law’ Sanctuary city policies are ruining California — here’s why I left 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 GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration Thanks to the farm lobby, the US is stuck with a broken ethanol policy 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 Arthur HellerDems look to use Moore against GOP Senate hearing shows Fed chair nominee acts the part Senate GOP votes to begin debate on tax bill 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 MerkleyJeffrey (Jeff) Alan MerkleyAvalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign Senate nixes provision boosting conservative college after uproar Overnight Energy: Panel advances controversial Trump nominee | Ex-coal boss Blankenship to run for Senate | Dem commissioner joins energy regulator 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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (D-Vt.) said:

Bernie is traveling around #VT today for #veteransday.

Rep. Michael BurgessMichael Clifton BurgessHarvey response puts squeeze on GOP Medicaid efficiency is needed now, more than ever In the politics of healthcare reform, past is prologue 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 Dean BluntDems push for more money for opioid fight Trump asked Senate Republicans to end Russia election interference investigation: report An overlooked solution to the opioid epidemic MORE (R) said:

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

Rep. Cynthia LummisCynthia LummisFemale lawmakers flee House for higher office, retirement Despite a battle won, 'War on Coal' far from over Dems on offense in gubernatorial races 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 WilsonAddison (Joe) Graves WilsonTillerson’s No. 2 faces questions over State cyber closure GOP worries as state Dems outperform in special elections Navy official: Budget, readiness issues led to ship collisions 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 Elizabeth GillibrandDemocrats turn on Al Franken Report: Franken will resign Thursday Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign 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 MoranGerald (Jerry) MoranMcConnell works to salvage tax bill GOP in furious push for tax-reform votes Overnight Tech: Lawmakers want answers on Uber breach | Justices divided in patent case | Tech makes plea for net neutrality on Cyber Monday 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 PoeLloyd (Ted) Theodore PoeSeven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more diverse delegation Clock ticking down on NSA surveillance powers Mounting GOP retirements threaten House majority 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 NeugebauerCordray announces he's leaving consumer bureau, promotes aide to deputy director GOP eager for Trump shake-up at consumer bureau Lobbying World 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 GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteRosenstein to testify before House Judiciary Committee next week Conservative pressure on Sessions grows Clock ticking down on NSA surveillance powers 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 GrangerNorvell (Kay) Kay GrangerSeven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more diverse delegation House passes .5 billion disaster relief package GOP lawmaker: No town halls because of threats against lawmakers 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 ForbesTrump makes little headway filling out Pentagon jobs Why there's only one choice for Trump's Navy secretary Trump likely to tap business executive to head Navy: report MORE (R-Va.) said:

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

Rep. Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannJuan Williams: The GOP has divided America Bachmann praises Trump as man of faith Tom Petty dies at 66 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 Ann FoxxGOP higher-ed bill would eliminate Obama rule on career-prep programs GOP bill would eliminate student loan forgiveness for public service Overnight Finance: Day three of tax bill markup | Ryan says election results raise pressure for tax reform | Tax whip list - Where Republicans stand | Justice, AT&T spar over CNN sale | 25 Dems vow to block spending without Dream Act 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 Conner McCaskillDemocrats turn on Al Franken Trump rips Dems a day ahead of key White House meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report 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 (Bob) MenendezSenate ethics panel resumes Menendez probe after judge declares mistrial Judge declares mistrial in Menendez bribery case Menendez jury deadlocked, ordered to keep trying 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...