President Trump will be at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday, so led by Rep. Lewis (D-GA) Some civil rights leaders are refusing to attend Civil Rights Leaders are exercising their right of free association to express their feelings about the President of the United States. Enjoy the irony.
Also know that, if Trump had not planned to attend the opening of the museum, these civil rights leaders would be condemning the President for that decision.
The Clarion-Ledger reports, “John Lewis, others to miss civil rights museum opening, citing Trump’s presence.”
U.S. Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will stay away from Saturday’s opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, citing the attendance of President Donald Trump.
Lewis and Thompson, both Democratic leaders, had planned to attend Saturday.
In a joint statement, they said that “Trump’s attendance and his hurtful policies are an insult