They vow not to attend after he blasted the civil rights icon for calling his election illegitimate.
President-elect Donald Trump harshly responded to civil rights icon John Lewis on Friday, calling him “all talk” and “no action” after the Georgia lawmaker said Trump was not a “legitimate” president.
In an unusual act, several Democratic members of Congress will skip next week’s inauguration of Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. civil rights activists vowed on Saturday to defend hard-fought gains in voting rights and criminal justice during the presidency of Donald Trump, kicking off a week of protests ahead of the Republican’s inauguration.
(Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal he would keep intact sanctions against Russia “at least for a period of time,” and also said he wouldn’t commit to the “one China” policy until he sees progress from Beijing in its currency and trade practices.
The Senate Intelligence Committee’s review of Russian meddling in the 2016 election will include a look at intelligence “regarding links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns.”
FBI Director James Comey is once again finding himself at the center of a political firestorm.
Rep. John Lewis told NBC News he won’t be attending President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Video provided by Newsy
White House says Obama has made no decision on two notable leak cases.
The House of Representatives began the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act on Friday, approving a budget resolution on a mostly party line vote.