"It was a very sad and dark time for me. He was my leader, he was my inspiration," Lewis said of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination 50 years ago.
Several Congressional Black Caucus members plan to skip President Trump's SOTU and members going will wear red pins in tribute to Recy Taylor.
Along with Trump insulting Haiti and African nations during the infamous immigration meeting, the president also said he doesn't want the Congressional Black Caucus' opinion.
Ignoramus Sarah Huckabee Sanders Attacks John Lewis for Not Attending Trump's White Minstrel Show Appearance at Civil Rights Museum
"It's laughable that the White House is criticizing John Lewis and Bennie Thompson for not attending the opening of a civil rights museum that honors the sacrifice of ... wait ... John Lewis, Bennie Thompson, and many others," Rep. Cedric Richmond fired back.
Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.
N.J. Sen. Cory Booker says fellow Sen. Jeff Sessions' record on civil rights represents "a real danger to our country." Congressmen John Lewis and Cedric Richmond also to testify.
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