John lewis a pioneer of the civil rights movement died friday. President donald trump took more than 12 hours to acknowledge lewis death on.
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Donald trump on john lewis. Washington president donald trump said monday he will not be attending memorial services for civil rights icon rep. Lewis will lie in state at the capitol as part of six. Http bit ly subtojoe produced by joe gilmore matt sayward and nooruddean choudry.
It showed anger there that people don t see. Trump would not be his president and lewis would not afford him any of the respect that comes with the office. President donald trump called barack obama s eulogy for the late congressman john lewis ridiculous and a sign of anger from the former president.
Congressman john robert lewis died on july 17 2020 following a six month battle with pancreatic cancer. This christmas show them how much you care. President donald trump confirmed monday he did not plan to pay his respects to the late civil rights activist rep.
Donald trump refused to praise the late john lewis the georgia congressman and original freedom rider during his latest one on one interview and also questioned the value of the pivotal civil. A week before donald trump s inauguration in 2017 rep. John lewis this week.
John lewis d ga laid down his marker. President donald trump said monday he would not visit the body of john lewis who is lying in state in the dome of the capitol the first african american to be given that honor since rosa parks. Donald trump says he and melania are praying for the family of john lewis as white house flags are lowered to half staff.
As president donald trump continues to stoke racial tensions to help his re election campaign the death of civil rights icon john lewis was another reminder that as america stands at an inflection.