Lawmakers are sending their thoughts and prayers to the Midwest after an unusual wave of tornadoes Sunday.
Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) was in his district to assess the damage, and tweeted a photo from the town of Washington, which had been leveled.
Another Illinois congressman, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R), tweeted how residents can track down victims of the tornado.
Looking to help tornado victims? Volunteers are meeting at Coal City High School (655 W Division St). More info: http://t.co/0PmnJ0ZdZn— Adam Kinzinger (@RepKinzinger) November 18, 2013
The line of strong storms also hit Indiana hard. Rep. Todd Rokita (R) tweeted on Monday a photo of himself touring his state’s damage with Gov. Mike Pence (R). Sen. Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyOvernight Finance: Trump threatens NAFTA withdrawal | Senate poised for crucial Puerto Rico vote | Ryan calls for UK trade deal | Senate Dems block Zika funding deal Senate Democrats block Zika agreement ahead of recess Post Orlando, hawks make a power play MORE (D) also joined the group.
Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerEXCLUSIVE: Pro-Hillary group takes 0K in banned donations Ryan: Benghazi report shows administration's failures Clinton can't escape Benghazi responsibility MORE (R-Ohio) also weighed in on the destruction.
Our hearts go out to all those caught up in the devastation across the Midwest.— Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerEXCLUSIVE: Pro-Hillary group takes 0K in banned donations Ryan: Benghazi report shows administration's failures Clinton can't escape Benghazi responsibility MORE (@SpeakerBoehner) November 18, 2013