Meanwhile, Reps. Cathy McMorris RodgersCathy McMorris RodgersHouse Republicans prepare to battle for leadership slots Some doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP Young GOP lawmakers want more power MORE (R-Wash.) and Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) today welcomed their freshman colleague Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) to Twitter.

Scott tweeted in response: 

Thanks @cathymcmorris and @benquayle for the shout outs. Two great colleagues #TCOT @twitter #gapolitics

Scott joined Twitter on January 6. He has 129 followers.

McMorris Rodgers also welcomed freshmen Reps. Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyComey memo fallout is mostly fizzle Top Pruitt aide requested backdate to resignation letter: report Trump claims vindication after release of Comey memos MORE (R-S.C.) and Paul GosarPaul Anthony GosarArizona GOP tinkers with election rules with an eye on McCain's seat Some doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP GOP lawmakers demand Sessions investigate Clinton, Comey MORE (R-Ariz.) as @tgowdysc and @RepGosar, respectively, to Twitter. Both congressmen joined Twitter in January.

--This post was updated at 2:02 p.m.