Trump Inauguration Boycotts Raise Controversy
Trump Inauguration boycotts raise controversy
Linda Cheng Staff Writer
With Donald J. Trump becoming the 45th president of the United States, many – including performers and politicians – expressed displeasure by boycotting his inauguration. Some attended organized protests, such as the Women’s March On Washington, and and others decided to simply not attending the inauguration.
Among these boycotters are dozens of Democratic members of Congress. The most common explanations offered are Trump’s Twitter battle with esteemed civil rights leader Representative John Lewis on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, his ongoing refusal to rebuke Russia’s president Vladimir Putin, and his …