Tag: John Lewis

Dem Rep Lewis: Gun Violence ‘Daily Epidemic’

In this week’s Democratic address, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) decried gun violence, calling it a “daily epidemic.” Transcript as follows: Hello. I’m Congressman John Lewis, and I represent the 5th District of Georgia. On Monday, our nation woke up to

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Dem Rep Lewis: 2016 Election Was ‘Rigged’ in Trump’s Favor

During an interview aired on Friday’s edition of CNN’s “Axe Files,” Representative John Lewis (D-GA) stated that he believes the 2016 presidential election was rigged in Republican nominee Donald Trump’s favor. CNN Senior Political Commentator and Director of the University

Trump: John Lewis Made Himself Look Bad By ‘Grandstanding’

Tuesday, Fox News Channel played a preview clip of a “Fox & Friends” interview with Ainsley Earhardt in which President-elect Donald Trump addressed the controversy over Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) saying Trump was not legitimately elected and refusing to go

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Democrats Fundraise Off Lewis-Trump Feud

“Today, Donald Trump attacked me on Twitter. He said that I’m ‘all talk’ and ‘no action,'” reads a DNC fundraising email sent Saturday. “I’ve been beaten bloody, tear-gassed, fighting for what’s right for America. I’ve marched at Selma with Dr. King. Sometimes that’s what it takes to move our country in the right direction.”

Lewis: ‘Almost Impossible For Me’ to Work With Trump

After causing controversy in a clip released Friday of the pre-taped interview by saying “I don’t see the president-elect as a legitimate president,” Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) said it would be “almost impossible” for

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Obama Thanks Black Lives Matter Leaders for Their ‘Outstanding Work’

Flanked by liberal legislatures like John Lewis and Black Lives Matter founders Brittany Packnett and DeRay Mckesson, President Obama told the room full of young militant leftists that they “are much better organizers” than he was at their age, and that he is “confident that they are going to take America to new heights.”

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California Conservatives React to GOP Debate

There seems to be universal consensus that between the reduced number of participants, and the quality of the debate questions and follow-up from the panelists, the Fox Business/Wall Street Journal debate was the strongest by way of policy substance thus far.

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Watch: Rep. John Lewis Remembers ‘Bloody Sunday’

Representative John Lewis (D-GA) remembered the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama where police attacked Civil Rights protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery on “Bloody Sunday” 50 years ago on Saturday. Lewis thanked those in attendance at