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Democrats not attending Trump's inauguration

By AFP

Added 17th January 2017 09:27 AM

More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have now said they will not attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday

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US President-elect Donald Trump waves toward the media after meeting Martin Luther King III at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. AFP Photo / Dominick Reuter

More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have now said they will not attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday

More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have now said they will not attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday, the vast majority of them in protest at Trump's attack on civil rights icon John Lewis and others.

The following is a list of those who have publicly said they will not attend the ceremony, and the states which they represent:

House of Representatives

Earl Blumenauer (Oregon)

Judy Chu (California)

Katherine Clark (Massachusetts)

Yvette Clarke (New York)

William Lacy Clay (Missouri)

John Conyers (Michigan)

Peter DeFazio (Oregon)

Mark DeSaulnier (California)

Keith Ellison (Minnesota)

Adriano Espaillat (New York)

Marcia Fudge (Ohio)

Raul Grijalva (Arizona)

Luis Gutierrez (Illinois)

Jared Huffman (California)

Pramila Jayapal (Washington)

Barbara Lee (California)

John Lewis (Georgia)

Ted Lieu (California)

Jerrold Nadler (New York)

Mark Pocan (Wisconsin)

Lucille Roybal-Allard (California)

Kurt Schrader (Oregon)

Jose Serrano (New York)

Mark Takano (California)

Nydia Velazquez (New York)

Maxine Waters (California)

Bonnie Watson Coleman (New Jersey)

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