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 CastorOvernight Energy: Pelosi vows bold action to counter 'existential' climate threat | Trump jokes new light bulbs don't make him look as good | 'Forever chemicals' measure pulled from defense bill Pelosi warns of 'existential' climate threat, vows bold action Overnight Energy: Pelosi vows to push for Paris climate goals | Senate confirms Brouillette to succeed Perry at Energy | EPA under attack from all sides over ethanol rule 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 SewellSenate must take up Voting Rights Advancement Act without delay The missing piece of the current health care debate House passes bill meant to restore Voting Rights Act MORE (D-Ala.) wrote.

"Congratulations to Prince Harry and former California 37th District resident Meghan Markle!" Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassParties clash as impeachment articles move closer to House vote Democratic lawmaker open to pursuing impeachment again if Trump wins in 2020 The US treats asylum seekers so poorly 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 HudsonNorth Carolina poised to pass new congressional maps North Carolina ruling could cost GOP House seats School football game canceled after cheerleaders held pro-Trump banner 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.