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These 27 Dem Congressmen Said They’re Not Attending Trump’s Inauguration

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, June 1965, 

As of this morning, 27 members of the House of Representatives have decided against living together as brothers. These house members have announced that they will not be attending Friday’s Inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States (see list below).

The cabal is led by Representative John Lewis, who used to be a national civil rights hero but sadly has become little more of a political hack.

On Meet The Press, Sunday he was asked whether he would forge a relationship with President-elect Trump, Lewis said, “It’s going to be very difficult. I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president.” He continued, “I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected, and they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.” Lewis called it a “conspiracy” and added: “That’s not right. That’s not fair. That’s not the open democratic process.”

Lewis added that for the first time in his 30 year congressional career he would not be going to the inauguration, within 24 hours he was joined by twenty-six more Congressional Democrats.

First of all Hillary Clinton did not lose because of the Russians. She lost because she wa…

Read the rest of the story – including the full list of 27 Dems – at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (, contributing reporter at and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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