Rep. Al Green Becomes First Texas Democrat to Boycott the Inauguration - Houston Press

As we roll into the final days before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, a number of Democratic lawmakers have announced that they intend to boycott the ceremony, including Representative Al Green. The Houston-based ...

Trump: Lewis 'got caught' in a lie - Politico

President-elect Donald Trump took another shot at civil rights icon John Lewis, saying in an interview that aired Wednesday that he caught the Georgia congressman in a lie. In an interview with NBC's “Meet the Press” that aired Sunday, Lewis called ...

Trump Clash With Civil Rights Icon Fuels Democrat Boycott - Voice of America

Presidential inaugurations are usually politically unifying events in the United States, but this year a record number of lawmakers plan to publicly rebuke the president-elect when he takes the oath of office. At least 40 Democratic members of Congress ...

Which Democrats are skipping Trump's inauguration? - Politico

A growing surge of House Democrats – mostly from safe districts won by Hillary Clinton – have announced their intentions to skip Donald Trump's inauguration, many to protest his lingering feud with Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) over the Martin Luther King Jr.

Trump calls out Lewis for inaccurate statement about 'first' inauguration boycott - WJLA

Donald Trump again took a jab at Rep. John Lewis over a false claim that his would be the first inauguration the Democrat from Georgia would miss. (MGN Online). AA. Donald Trump Tuesday called Rep. John Lewis "wrong," dare he say a liar, to suggest the ...

Inauguration Day – A Day For Defiance? - WAMU 88.5

Workers prepare the West Front of the US Capitol for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images. Become a sponsor ? Dozens of Democratic members of Congress say they plan to boycott Donald ...

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

Representative 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 ...

Three Reasons John Lewis Is Right That Trump Is Illegitimate - Huffington Post

All praises go to John Lewis for becoming the first nationally recognized political figure to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump's presidency. He will hopefully not be the last. Lewis dared to say out loud what millions of Americans have been ...

Conway: 'We would welcome a call' from Lewis - The Hill

Top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway defended the president-elect on Monday night, saying Donald Trump Donald TrumpManafort-linked accounts on Cyprus probed: report Republican failure Trump's environmental order jeopardizes our national security ...

Conyers set to skip Trump's inauguration - The Detroit News

Washington — U.S. Rep. John Conyers, the Detroit Democrat who is the dean of the House of Representatives, will skip Republican Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, his office said Monday. Conyers' decision follows inflammatory comments by Trump over ...

Trump Spokesman: Rep. Lewis Started It & SNL Is Mean! - Gothamist

If you happened to wander away from the perpetually smoldering Trump toilet fire for a minute or two this weekend, you may have blessedly missed the President-elect's Twitter-bashing of Representative John Lewis. During an interview on Meet the Press, ...

Trump team scolds John Lewis' 'deeply disappointing' Trump comments - Politico

Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Monday that he was “disappointed” to hear Rep. John Lewis call into question the legitimacy of President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration. And it is precisely because of Lewis's stature as an icon of the ...

Donald Trump slams CIA Director Brennan over plea for 'appreciation' of intel community - CNN

Washington (CNN) Donald Trump on Sunday night slammed outgoing CIA Director John Brennan for imploring the President-elect to put his confidence in the intelligence community and develop an "appreciation" for the effect his words could have on ...

Trump's clash with civil rights leader prompts more Democrats to boycott inauguration - The Boston Globe

NEW YORK — Donald Trump's feud with civil rights icon John Lewis has prompted at least one more Democratic lawmaker to declare he will not attend Friday's swearing-in ceremony for the new president. The dispute highlights the president-elect's ...

Trump asks if outgoing CIA chief was leaker of 'fake news' - The Boston Globe

President-elect Donald Trump appeared to suggest that outgoing CIA Director John Brennan may have been behind the publication last week of unverified and salacious intelligence connecting the president-elect to Russia. The comments on Twitter came ...

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat - PBS NewsHour

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan participates in a session at the third annual Intelligence and National Security Summit in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8, 2016. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters. WASHINGTON — The outgoing CIA ...

By saying he's not a 'legitimate president,' John Lewis sinks to Donald Trump's level - New York Daily News

Representative John Lewis is a genuine American hero. One of the original Freedom Riders, Lewis was beaten nearly to death by white supremacists as he campaigned for civil rights in the South. Donald J. Trump is a bully, a narcissist, and a liar. After ...

CIA chief calls Trump Nazi Germany comparison 'outrageous' - Politico

CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday said President-elect Donald Trump's comparison of the intelligence community's handling of unverified reports on Russian intelligence to Nazi Germany was "outrageous." After a leaked-but-unverified dossier of ...

Paul: 'Partisan' John Lewis not 'immune' to criticism - The Hill

Sen. Rand Paul Rand PaulSenate takes up NATO membership for Montenegro Overnight Defense: Civilian casualties raise questions about rules of engagement | Air Force nominee set for hearing | Senate takes up NATO membership for Montenegro ...

Trump unleashes Twitter attack against Civil Rights leader John Lewis - Amarillo.com

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at the confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Lewis says he's doesn ...