Democrats Opt For Nature And Meditation In Lieu Of Trump’s Inaugural
Democrats opt for nature and meditation in lieu of Trump’s inaugural
“I’m not boycotting. It’s an act of conscience,” Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly said about his decision to sit out the Friday festivities. | Getty
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While Donald Trump is taking the sacred oath to “preserve, protect and defend” the Constitution as the nation’s next president today, Rep. Tony Cárdenas will take part in his own solemn ritual: meditation.
The California lawmaker is one of more than 60 House Democrats who have announced in recent days they’re skipping Trump’s inauguration, opting instead to stay home, volunteer or reflect on the next four years.