Members of Congress took to Twitter Saturday to celebrate small businesses in their district as part of “Small Business Saturday,” an effort to get shoppers to support local businesses.

 

While many are encouraging their followers to go out and shop local on Saturday, a few are doing so themselves and posting to the social media site to prove it.

ADVERTISEMENT

 

Rep. Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneHouse Democrats run late ads defending vulnerable DCCC chair House Democrats introduce bill to invest 0 billion in STEM research and education Democrats sense momentum for expanding child tax credit MORE (D-Wash.) tweeted that she was shopping at Country Village, a collection of shops in Bothell, Washington.


Rep. Chuck FleischmannCharles (Chuck) Joseph FleischmannDemocrats may bring DHS bill to House floor GOP-Trump fractures on masks open up Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says public health threat of loneliness compounded by COVID-19; Trump says task force will 'evolve' MORE (R-Tenn.) wrote about shopping at a pharmacy and gift shop in his district.


Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) told his followers about his Small Business Saturday shopping, which began shortly after 10 a.m.


Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) spent his Saturday tweeting out pictures of him shopping with constituents, tweeting about his state’s small business economy and engaging with his actively engaged followers.


Other officials promoted their Small Business Saturday shopping. U.S. Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderEx-AG Holder urges GOP to speak against Trump efforts to 'subvert' election results Tyson Foods suspends Iowa plant officials amid coronavirus scandal Money can't buy the Senate MORE spent part of his Saturday at Union Markey in D.C.


Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxAnthony Renard FoxxHillicon Valley: Uber, Lyft agree to take California labor win nationwide | Zoom to implement new security program along with FTC | Virgin Hyperloop completes first test ride with passengers Uber, Lyft eager to take California labor win nationwide Big Dem names show little interest in Senate MORE, former mayor of Charlotte, N.C., tweeted out a picture of himself shopping at the Charlotte Running Company.