Reactions to the 112th Congress

A compilation of Tweets from notable Republicans and Democrats responding to the swearing in of the 112th Congress.
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John Boehner @johnboehner
Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath of office to my aides this morning (via @politico)
Rep Cliff Stearns @RepCliffStearns
The 112th Congress convenes tomorrow with the swearing in expected around 2:25 PM
Bill Shuster @RepBillShuster
The news is starting to break here in DC - Expect debate on health care repeal to begin this Friday.
Ted Poe @JudgeTedPoe
The House will convene for the start of the 112th Congress at 12:00 p.m. tomorrow. #tcot
Congressman Tim Ryan @RepTimRyan
Will be joining @JohnBoehner as part of escort cmte for swearing in. Hope to work with him to address serious issues facing Ohioans.
John Boehner @SpeakerBoehner
Boehner Hails Initiative to Cut the Cost of Congress & Save Taxpayers $35 Million
Richard Burr @SenatorBurr
En route back to DC with my family for swearing-in tomorrow. Honored to have the opportunity to serve North Carolinians for another 6 years.
Steny Hoyer @LeaderHoyer
If Republicans had it their way and repealed #HCR ,18,000 young Marylanders would lose health insurance through their parents’ health plans.
The Democrats @TheDemocrats
Fiscal responsibility? GOP House freshman throwing lavish D.C. party tonight:
John Boehner @SpeakerBoehner
Boehner Press Office Responds to Senate Democrats re: Repealing Job-Killing ObamaCare Law
The Democrats @TheDemocrats
“GOP’s vote to repeal health care undermines pledge to cut spending” (via @thinkprogress):
John Shimkus @RepShimkus
I was able to respond to 118K letters, calls and emails during the 111th Congress. Keep them coming -
Steve King @SteveKingIA
The House will pass a clean stand-alone repeal of ObamaCare on Jan. 12th. Hallelujah! A long hard slog but perhaps the end of the beginning.
Rep. Rob Wittman @RobWittman
I am humbled and honored to return to Washington, DC, tomorrow to take the oath of office, and to continue...
Senator Bill Nelson @SenBillNelson
I think total repeal of the health-care law will hurt seniors and others
Rep.George Miller @askgeorge
Dem Chairs to Incoming Republican Chairs: #hcr repeal would cause widespread disruption by a hypocritical process.
Tom Latham @TomLatham
Just finished interview with WHO Radio. Listen in to hear my thoughts on health care and the 112th Congress, which kicks off tomorrow.
RepBiggertArchive @JudyBiggert
Republicans to live stream opening session of Congress on Facebook tomorrow @ 11AM CT:
Michael Burgess, MD @michaelcburgess
First Republican Conference meeting of the 112th Congress. Includes 87 new members. 243 total.
Michael Burgess, MD @michaelcburgess
But as Speaker Designate John Boehner reminds us, Democrats still outnumber Republicans in DC. Nothing will be easy.
Chellie Pingree @chelliepingree
First "whip question" of new Congress, How will I vote on Republican's plan to repeal health care bill? I will vote no. It's a bad start.
Lynn Jenkins @RepLynnJenkins
We are going to see some big changes with a new Republican majority
Gus Bilirakis @RepGusBilirakis
Back in DC and ready to start the 112th Congress!
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