Why Some Democrats in Congress Refuse to Attend Trump's Inauguration - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. A steadily growing number of congressional Democrats are refusing to attend Donald Trump's inauguration, sending a message of resistance at the ...

John Lewis channels Trump feud energy into Obamacare fight - CNN

Washington (CNN) John Lewis is working to channel the Democratic anger built from his recent fight with President-elect Donald Trump into an effort to save Obamacare. In a letter to House Democrats obtained by CNN on Wednesday, Lewis, a Democratic ...

Rep. Capuano Joins Clark In Sitting Out Trump's Inauguration - WBUR

Just two days before Donald Trump's inauguration, a second member of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation decided he will not attend. U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, of Somerville, announced on Twitter he would not be heading to ...

Obama declines to comment on Democrats boycotting Trump's inauguration: 'All I know is I'm going to be there' - Yahoo Finance

President Barack Obama declined to comment on Wednesday when asked about congressional Democrats who have announced plans to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. "With respect to the inauguration, I am not going to comment on ...

Nearly 70 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump's inauguration - Washington Post

A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday to protest what they described as his alarming and divisive policies, foreign interference in his election and his criticism of civil rights icon ...

Which Democratic lawmakers are skipping Donald Trump's inauguration? - CBS News

Last Updated Jan 19, 2017 6:27 PM EST. With Inauguration Day just three days away, a growing number of Democratic lawmakers are saying they're planning to sit the ceremony out. These are the Democrats boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration.

Trump shrugs off Dems' inauguration boycott: 'I hope they give me their tickets' - Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: President-elect Donald Trump told “Fox & Friends” co-host Ainsley Earhardt that he doesn't mind Democratic members of Congress boycotting his inauguration, saying "I hope they give me their tickets." ADVERTISEMENT. At least 60 Democratic ...

The Congressional Resistance Grows as Dozens of House Members Boycott Trump's Inauguration - The Nation.

More than 10 percent of House members have now announced they will protest rather than celebrate on Inauguration Day. By John NicholsTwitter. January 17, 2017. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print · Trump Attorney General. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. testifies ...

Pence promises big investment in infrastructure - Boston.com

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President-elect Mike Pence pledged to a group of mayors that the Trump administration will make a serious investment in infrastructure, and he told diplomats that Trump and his incoming team share “a commitment to engage with all ...

John Lewis and the Question of Donald Trump's Legitimacy - New York Times

Representative John Lewis on Capitol Hill last week. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. To the Editor: Re “In Trump Tweets, Blacks Perceive a Callous Rival” (front page, Jan. 16):. Donald Trump's words of hatred toward Representative John Lewis and ...

With All Due Disrespect - New York Times

John Lewis on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., in 2015. Credit Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images. As a young man, Congressman John Lewis, who represents most of Atlanta, literally put his life on the line in pursuit of justice. As a key ...

Trevor Noah defends John Lewis amid Donald Trump feud - Yahoo Autos

With President-elect Donald Trump's feud with Congressman John Lewis in full swing, Trevor Noah weighed in on the matter Monday night. After Lewis called Trump an “illegitimate” president last week, citing Russian interference in the election, Trump ...

John Lewis wrong on whether he skipped an inauguration before Donald Trump's - PolitiFact

Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., extended their feud past the end of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., testify at the confirmation hearings of Sen.

Trump accuses civil rights leader Lewis of lying about inauguration - AOL News

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump extended his war of words with African-American civil rights leader John Lewis on Tuesday, accusing the Democratic congressman of lying when he said Trump's inauguration would be ...

Representative John Lewis's books sell out following Donald Trump's attacks - National Post

One side-effect of Rep. John Lewis's heated and very public spate with President-elect Donald Trump: ballooning interest in books written by the civil rights icon. The Georgia Democrat's memoir, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, was sold ...

Price only NC Dem who plans to attend Trump swearing-in - WTVD-TV

Two of North Carolina's Democratic representatives in Congress are joining more than 40 House Democrats who plan to boycott the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Representative G.K. Butterfield, whose district covers Wilson and Durham, was ...

Seth Meyers Takes on Donald Trump's Tweets to John Lewis - TIME

“Elections are a stressful time,” Seth Meyers said on Late Night on Monday night. He noted that normally the presidential transition period is seen as a time to heal the wounds incurred in the election cycle and unify the nation. Instead, according to ...

Trevor Noah, Seth Meyers Criticize Trump for John Lewis Tweets - Hollywood Reporter

"Saying John Lewis isn't a man of action is like me saying Donald Trump is 'all tax returns, no tweets,' " joked the 'Daily Show' host. Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah joined Stephen Colbert in criticizing president-elect Donald Trump for attacking Rep.

Why Democrats' Latest Attack May Backfire - TIME

President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn-in in three days, and the peaceful transfer of power is set to take place amid incredible partisan rancor. A growing number of Democrats are announcing they're skipping Friday's inauguration, with civil rights ...

Democrats boycott inauguration as Trump scrambles to ease tensions over squabble with civil rights icon - National Post

WASHINGTON — More than 30 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy. Reps. Steve Cohen of Tennessee, Jerrold Nadler of New York and Don ...