Democratic Lawmakers From SoCal Boycott Trump Inauguration

Democratic lawmakers from SoCal boycott Trump inauguration

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 …

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