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

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

The AtlanticWhy Some Democrats in Congress Refuse to Attend Trump's InaugurationThe AtlanticSubscribe 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 ...and more »

Sorry, folks — Donald Trump “won” his Twitter feud with John Lewis - Salon;

Sorry, folks — Donald Trump “won” his Twitter feud with John Lewis - Salon

SalonSorry, folks — Donald Trump “won” his Twitter feud with John LewisSalonI don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president. . . . I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton. In response, Donald Trump used Twitter to issue the following ...and more »

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

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

WBURRep. Capuano Joins Clark In Sitting Out Trump's InaugurationWBURJust 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostNearly 70 Democratic lawmakers now skipping Trump's inaugurationWashington PostA 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 ...and more »

There is nothing wrong with members of Congress boycotting the inauguration - Los Angeles Times;

There is nothing wrong with members of Congress boycotting the inauguration - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThere is nothing wrong with members of Congress boycotting the inaugurationLos Angeles TimesFriday's inauguration of Donald J. Trump as president is, as many have noted, remarkable in a historical context. Ever since George Washington turned the presidency over to John Adams more than 200 years ago, the reins of power have changed hands in ...and more »

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

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

CBS NewsWhich Democratic lawmakers are skipping Donald Trump's inauguration?CBS NewsLast 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.and more »

Democrats are committing suicide by joining Lewis boycott - The Hill (blog);

Democrats are committing suicide by joining Lewis boycott - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Democrats are committing suicide by joining Lewis boycottThe Hill (blog)Democrats joining the puerile food fight Rep. John Lewis started with the President-Elect may soon live to regret it. Donald Trump · Donald TrumpU.S. war ship nears Chinese island in first navigation challenge under Trump: report Poll: Americans ...and more »

Where was Donald Trump when John Lewis was fighting for civil rights? Let's compare. - Washington Post;

Where was Donald Trump when John Lewis was fighting for civil rights? Let's compare. - Washington Post

Washington PostWhere was Donald Trump when John Lewis was fighting for civil rights? Let's compare.Washington PostWe shouldn't be surprised anymore. There's apparently no depth too low for Donald Trump to sink in his unpresidented attacks on anyone who challenges him. And Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) certainly did that, citing Russian interference in the election and ...and more »

Trump keeps up the fight against John Lewis, saying he was caught in a lie - Washington Post;

Trump keeps up the fight against John Lewis, saying he was caught in a lie - Washington Post

Washington PostTrump keeps up the fight against John Lewis, saying he was caught in a lieWashington PostPresident-elect Donald Trump continued to spar Tuesday with Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), saying in a television interview that the civil rights icon had been “caught in a very bad lie” when talking about his rationale for skipping Trump's inauguration ...and more »

Who is boycotting the Trump inauguration? - BBC News;

Who is boycotting the Trump inauguration? - BBC News

BBC NewsWho is boycotting the Trump inauguration?BBC NewsA sizeable number of Democratic lawmakers have said they are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration at the US Capitol. More than 50 House Democrats are refusing to watch as Mr Trump is sworn in as the 45th US president.and more »

Dozens of House Democrats to Boycott Trump's Inauguration - NBC4 Washington;

Dozens of House Democrats to Boycott Trump's Inauguration - NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonDozens of House Democrats to Boycott Trump's InaugurationNBC4 WashingtonPresident-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to about 50 on ...and more »

67 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration - ABC News;

67 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration - ABC News

ABC News67 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip InaugurationABC NewsDozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump's inauguration this Friday. While some of the 67 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect's ...and more »

Scores of US Lawmakers to Boycott Trump Inauguration - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth;

Scores of US Lawmakers to Boycott Trump Inauguration - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthScores of US Lawmakers to Boycott Trump InaugurationNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthMore than 40 Democratic representatives of Congress from across the country have announced plans to boycott Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017. Some are using their absence as a way to refuse "normalizing or legitimizing" Trump's presidency, ...and more »

With All Due Disrespect - New York Times;

With All Due Disrespect - New York Times

New York TimesWith All Due DisrespectNew York TimesJohn 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 ...and more »

Lewis Skipped Bush's Inauguration, Too - FactCheck.org;

Lewis Skipped Bush's Inauguration, Too - FactCheck.org

FactCheck.orgLewis Skipped Bush's Inauguration, TooFactCheck.orgOn NBC's “Meet the Press,” Rep. John Lewis said he will boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, claiming it will be the first time he has missed a presidential inauguration since joining Congress 30 years ago. In fact, Lewis also skipped ...and more »

John Lewis, Democrats are boycotting America, not inauguration - The Hill (blog);

John Lewis, Democrats are boycotting America, not inauguration - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)John Lewis, Democrats are boycotting America, not inaugurationThe Hill (blog)If you thought the petty grievances of the left could not get any more trivial, think again. High on outrage but low on substance, More than 40 Democrats have announced that they will not attend President-elect Trump's inauguration. After calling for a ...and more »

Butterfield, Adams say they won't attend Trump's inauguration - WRAL.com;

Butterfield, Adams say they won't attend Trump's inauguration - WRAL.com

WRAL.comButterfield, Adams say they won't attend Trump's inaugurationWRAL.comRaleigh, N.C. — At least two members of Congress from North Carolina took to Twitter this week to say they won't attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Democratic 1st District Congressman G.K. Butterfield and 12th District Congresswoman ...and more »

The damaging fact that Donald Trump got right about John Lewis - Washington Post;

The damaging fact that Donald Trump got right about John Lewis - Washington Post

Washington PostThe damaging fact that Donald Trump got right about John LewisWashington PostFor the past 96 hours, Rep. John Lewis's decision to not attend Donald Trump's inauguration Friday has been cast as the beating heart of a large-scale protest movement against the businessman-turned-politician. Lewis's status as a civil rights icon and ...and more »

Inauguration protest does little to mitigate partisan bickering - The Daily Cardinal;

Inauguration protest does little to mitigate partisan bickering - The Daily Cardinal

The Daily CardinalInauguration protest does little to mitigate partisan bickeringThe Daily CardinalJohn Lewis, civil rights icon and Georgia Representative, was the first Democrat to boycott the inauguration. Share. Email. By Samantha Wilcox | January 17, 2017 10:00 am. This coming week, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the president of the ...and more »

One Is a Great Man. The Other Is the President-Elect. - The American Prospect;

One Is a Great Man. The Other Is the President-Elect. - The American Prospect

The American ProspectOne Is a Great Man. The Other Is the President-Elect.The American ProspectRepresentative John Lewis poses in the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library on November 18, 2016. There may be no two Americans more different—in background, temperament, and career—than Donald Trump and John Lewis. Their viral ...and more »