LeBron James is headed back to Cleveland. And politicians from Ohio could not be happier.
"Welcome home LeBron. Cleveland is on the move," Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) said in an official statement. "This week it won a national party convention, and now it won back a favorite son. We look forward to your contributions and leadership, on the court and off, to make Northeast Ohio an even better place to raise a family. And celebrating a championship wouldn't hurt."
The welcome party was crowded.
.@KingJames, thanks for completing the circle. You never forgot Akron and grateful residents know it.
— Marcia L. Fudge (@RepMarciaFudge) July 11, 2014
— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) July 11, 2014
The Florida response was understandably a little more muted. But Sen. Marco Rubio (R), who previously tweeted this:
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) July 8, 2014
...had this to say Thursday:
A few more reactions from across Twitter:
Johnny Football, LeBron James, the 2016 Republican National Convention - #Cleveland is on a roll.
— Reince Priebus (@Reince) July 11, 2014
“In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have” – @KingJames....I couldn't agree more. Welcome Home
— Congressman Tim Ryan (@RepTimRyan) July 11, 2014
— Jim_Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) July 11, 2014
Oh man. Who wants to tell him?