The Sit-In Survival Guide: Pillows, Pizza and Pastries

House Dems hunkered down Wednesday, armed with snacks and sleeping necessities.

ByABC News
June 23, 2016, 2:30 AM

— -- Congressional Democrats descended upon the House floor late Wednesday morning waging a sit-in to protest GOP inaction on gun violence. Several hours later, well into Thursday morning, these lawmakers remains camped out on the floor -- but they were not without their comforts.

Many representatives tweeted photos of pizza, pillows and blankets and boxes of donuts. Rep. Judy Chu, for example, tweeted a photo of a stack of Domino's pizza boxes, writing, "We just received a pizza delivery courtesy of citizens of California. Thank you! #NoBillNoBreak."

Also enjoying pizza was Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, who tweeted a photo of a stack of pizzas, writing "Thanks @RonWyden for bringing pizza to keep us going during our sit-in to demand action on gun violence prevention."

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries received gift boxes of goodies from Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono.

Rep. Steve Israel acknowledged that he House Dems have a sweet tooth, tweeting a photo with a box of Dunkin' Donuts gifted by Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren made quite an entrance, bearing boxes of donuts.

Rep. Barbara Lee showed off quite a spread, including corn on the cob, vegetables and pasta dishes.

Just as important as food, is sleep. Here, Rep. Chellie Pingree tweets a photo of a set of pillows, writing "looks like we are in a for a long night."

Rep. Cleaver also came prepared to take a nap.

Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rihcard Blumenthal sent a care package to Rep. John Yarmuth

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