US lawmakers celebrate the royal wedding

US lawmakers celebrate the royal wedding
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U.S. lawmakers celebrated on Saturday as Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle in a ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England. 

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The ceremony, broadcast in the U.S. in the early hours of Saturday, transformed Harry into the Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel, and Markle the Duchess of Sussex. 

The wedding was celebrated in England and throughout the world, and a handful of U.S. lawmakers joined in as well, sending the newlyweds well wishes. 

"What a wonderful message of love, inclusion and faithfulness from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the #RoyalWedding," Rep. Kathy CastorKatherine (Kathy) Anne CastorFacebook draws lawmaker scrutiny over Instagram's impact on teens Democrats seize on 'alarm bell' climate report in spending plan push Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by NextEra Energy — Cities a surprise refuge for wildlife MORE (D-Fla.) tweeted. 

"I am a Royal Watcher! Up to witness the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan! It’s official!! Amen," Rep. Terri SewellTerrycina (Terri) Andrea SewellPressure builds on Democratic leadership over HBCU funding Thousands march on Washington in voting rights push Activists gear up for voting rights march to mark King anniversary MORE (D-Ala.) wrote.

"Congratulations to Prince Harry and former California 37th District resident Meghan Markle!" Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassTim Scott says police reform talks collapsed with Dems over funding Democrats press Schumer on removing Confederate statues from Capitol Rep. Karen Bass to run for mayor of Los Angeles: report MORE (D-Calif.) tweeted.

"I hope Meghan’s bold activism and Harry’s rebukes of racist attacks against her foreshadow a bright future for the couple. I wish you both (and mom!) all the best!"

Rep. Richard HudsonRichard Lane HudsonGOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto Lawmakers spend more on personal security in wake of insurrection Pharmaceutical industry donated to two-thirds of Congress ahead of 2020 elections: analysis MORE (R-N.C.) joked that USA's "Suits" appeared to be "on EVERY channel" on Saturday, a reference to Markle's former role on the television show. A number of her former co-stars attended the wedding

"The season finale of @Suits_USA is on EVERY channel. I missed a few episodes, what happened to Mike?" Hudson tweeted.