Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle tweeted thoughts and prayers, said they would miss her, and said “thank you” to Giffords on Sunday and Monday.
“She wants to do things right. And she is,” tweeted Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.).
Many called her an inspiration.
Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerSenate honors Cleveland Cavs' NBA championship California’s last nuclear plant slated to close Senate rejects gun control background check measures MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted: “.@gabbygiffords’ courage & determination have been an inspiration to us all. I wish her the best as she continues her recovery.”
Giffords’s attendance at Obama’s speech on Tuesday will be one of her final acts as a member of Congress.
Rep. Charles Bass (R-N.H.) tweeted: “Glad to know @GabbyGiffords will be joining all of us for the #SOTU tomorrow night. She inspires us with her strength + determination!”