It’s Constitution Day: Here’s What Some Legislators Tweeted On This Anniversary

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Posted: Sep 17, 2019 2:45 PM
It’s Constitution Day: Here’s What Some Legislators Tweeted On This Anniversary

Source: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Today marks the 232nd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787.

A number of legislators commemorated Constitution Day by expressing their support for the cornerstone of America’s system of government. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) noted that "Protecting the Constitution protects our liberties."

Fellow Kentuckian Congressman Thomas Massie (R) shared an old video in which John Stossel asked people if they had a favorite section of the Constitution—Rep. Massie chose the Ninth Amendment.

Republicans weren’t the only ones tweeting about the Constitution today. Former Rep. Keith Ellison who now serves as the Minnesota Attorney General tweeted the following:

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) tweeted that “This living document has grown to be a model for democracy around the world”:

Here are some tweets from other legislators posted on Constitution Day:

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) urged people to read the Constitution themselves, describing it as "one of the most important documents ever written."