Many are still coming to grips with the tragic loss of Robin Williams, indisputably one of the country's best known and most beloved comedic actors.
This is how congressional leaders reacted to the news Monday and Tuesday on Twitter.
Sad to learn of Robin Williams death- great comedian and actor who brought joy to so many— Kelly Ayotte (@KellyAyotte) August 11, 2014
Just awful to hear about Robin Williams. His unique talent gave us decades of side-splitting laughs and heart-warming tears. Such a loss...— Rep. Martha Roby (@RepMarthaRoby) August 12, 2014
RIP to my constituent Robin Williams - a wonderful, hilarious, warm hearted guy who will be missed by all.— Jared Huffman (@JaredHuffman) August 12, 2014
Remembering #RobinWilliams today. He made us smile. What’s your fav character he played? Mine was Adrian Cronauer in Good Morning, Vietnam.— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) August 12, 2014
"Carpe Diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary." #RIPRobinWilliams a man who lived one extraordinary life— Mike Quigley (@RepMikeQuigley) August 12, 2014
Nanu nanu pic.twitter.com/8XA0gLlgiw— Jared Polis (@jaredpolis) August 12, 2014
We lost an incredible man & entertainer who brought joy to all. My thoughts & prayers are w/ his family & friends. pic.twitter.com/aD9i74qdrW— Rep. Doris Matsui (@DorisMatsui) August 12, 2014
Saddened to hear of Robin Williams' passing.If you or anybody you know needs help, call the Nat'l Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255— RepRonBarber (@RepRonBarber) August 12, 2014