Rank-and-file Republican lawmakers are taking to Twitter to let their followers and constituents know they are attending today's "House Call" protest on the Hill.
House Republican leaders have made it known they would attend today's "tea party" protest against healthcare reform ahead of Saturday's scheduled vote on the bill. Now, members of the Republican caucus who use Twitter are using it to get the word out.
Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) tweeted:
Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) tweeted:
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) tweeted:
walking to rally with thousands of Americans at Capitol steps, here to tell Congress to stop the government takeover of healthcare
Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.) tweeted:
Outside the Capitol with my fellow Republican colleagues at the #housecall against government run health care. #tcot
Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) tweeted:
Big turnout for today's event.
Rep. George Randanovich (R-Calif.) tweeted:
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) tweeted:
On the steps of the Capitol with 1000's of Americans ready to make a house call. Pelosi better be paying attention.
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) tweeted:
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) tweeted about an "interesting" sign:
Interesting sign at rally, "My grandma is not a "shovel ready" project"
Rep. Mary Fallin (R-Okla.) tweeted:
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) tweeted:
Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) tweeted:
http://twitpic.com/odm2d - Thousands of Americans have turned out on the Mall today to oppose government-run health care. I'm out there with
Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) tweeted:
http://twitpic.com/odm12 - GOP "House Call" today in favor of true HC reform, not bigger govt and higher taxes
Rep. Don Manzullo (R-Ill.) tweeted:
It's a great day on the steps of the Capitol with my colleagues and thousands of Americans supporting freedom.
Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) tweeted:
The RNC tweeted: