Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

A photo posted on Bush’s Instagram and Facebook pages shows him delivering pizzas to the detail. On his posting, Bush said he and wife Laura “are grateful to our Secret Service personnel and the thousands of federal employees who are working hard for our country without a paycheck.”

He also said “it’s time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown.”

“It’s time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown,” he continued.

Bush spokesman Freddy Ford says the photo was taken Friday in Florida, but he didn’t specify the location.

The Republican-led House passed a stopgap funding bill on Dec. 20 that included appropriations to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. However, with a 51-seat majority, Senate Republicans fell short of the necessary 60 votes needed to send it to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature. Consequently, a government shutdown has been in effect since funding expired on Dec. 21.

Democratic leaders have pledged not to appropriate a single dollar toward funding a wall while Republican leaders maintain they will not advance any funding bills that omit Trump’s demand for border security.

Former presidents are legally able to receive a lifetime of benefits, including a Secret Service detail, as long as they have not been removed from office.

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