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 CastorDemocrats’ Green New Deal leaves lots of room for improvement Dems downplay divisions over Green New Deal Overnight Energy: Ocasio-Cortez rolls out Green New Deal measure | Pelosi taps members for climate panel | AOC left out | Court reviews order for EPA to ban pesticide 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 SewellCongressional Black Caucus faces tough decision on Harris, Booker Former staffer accuses Jackson Lee of retaliation after rape claim Dems offer measure to raise minimum wage to per hour MORE (D-Ala.) wrote.

"Congratulations to Prince Harry and former California 37th District resident Meghan Markle!" Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassWhitaker takes grilling from House lawmakers Congressional Black Caucus leaders call on Northam to resign Congressional Black Caucus faces tough decision on Harris, Booker 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 HudsonAssault weapons ban push tests Dem support House Dems make gun control action an early priority House GOP returns to Washington after sobering midterm losses 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.