Democratic Lawmakers From SoCal Boycott Trump Inauguration
Democratic lawmakers from SoCal boycott Trump inauguration
PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) —
At least 60 Democratic members of Congress declined to attend the inauguration ceremony of President Donald Trump, including more than a dozen from California.Among them was Rep. Judy Chu, who visited a health center in her Pasadena district instead.
She decided not to attend the inauguration after Trump tweeted criticism of Rep. John Lewis from Georgia. Lewis, a long-time civil rights leader, said he did not recognize Trump as a “legitimate president” because of Russia’s interference in the election. In response, Trump tweeted that “Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which …