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Congressman Gallego tweets frustration after government shutdown
By: Elena Arteaga
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congressman Pete Gallego took to Twitter early Tuesday morning to express his frustration over the development in Washington.
The Democratic lawmaker, who represents Texas' District 23, tweeted: "1:30 A.M. Just leaving US Capitol. Appropriately wore black today in mourning for the death of common sense in the US Congress. #shutdown (sic)".
The tweet had 25 retweets and 16 favorites within hours of posting.
Gallego represents the largest district in Texas-- which spans from El Paso to San Antonio.