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 CastorClimate activist Greta Thunberg implores lawmakers to 'listen to the best available science' House approves two bills to block Trump drilling Pelosi, Schumer invite US women's soccer team to Capitol 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 SewellHouse Democrat explains decision to back impeachment: 'We've crossed a Rubicon' Sunday shows lineup: Trump impeachment dominates the talk circuit Live coverage: House panel to hear about whistleblower complaint MORE (D-Ala.) wrote.

"Congratulations to Prince Harry and former California 37th District resident Meghan Markle!" Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassDemocrats zero in on Ukraine call as impeachment support grows CBC marks 400th anniversary of slaves' arrival in US Senate could protect girls from sexual exploitation — but will it? 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 HudsonSchool football game canceled after cheerleaders held pro-Trump banner Girls Little League softball champions get invitation to White House GOP memo deflects some gun questions to 'violence from the left' 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.