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Reverend Al Sharpton said on MSNBC tonight, “There’s no question that the process that elected [Donald Trump] was not legitimate.” He told MTP Daily guest anchor Peter Alexander that “clearly the process has serious questions about it,” and given who John Lewis is and what role he holds in American history, people “should not take …

Mason Weaver told Tucker Carlson Monday night that Georgia Democrat John Lewis is an “illegitimate congressman.” “He has done nothing,” the former Black Panther told Carlson on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “John Lewis, bless his heart — it took courage to do what he did in his early life. What he has done now, …

Donald Trump and Martin Luther King III had a “constructive” meeting at Trump Tower on Monday. After the late reverend’s son exited the elevators and said goodbye to the president-elect, he was asked by reporters what the two discussed upstairs. When asked what his father’s message to Trump would be if he were alive today, King said, …

The number of Democratic lawmakers boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration has increased to 20, according to a Monday report from Fox News. The most recent dropouts came as a result of the spat Trump had with Rep. John Lewis over the weekend on Twitter, according to Rep. Ted Lieu of California. “For me, the personal …

Over the weekend, we witnessed the spectacle of our president-elect taking to Twitter to disparage a civil rights icon after said icon said he didn’t think the incoming POTUS was a legitimate president. Both Donald Trump and John Lewis have taken heat over their comments, with members of their own respective parties criticizing the two …

On Saturday, in a since-deleted Facebook post, Tommy Hunter, an elected member of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners outside of Atlanta went off on Rep. John Lewis in the aftermath of Lewis’s comments about President Elect Donald Trump. The post, which was deleted by Monday morning but preserved via a screen grab taken by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, read as follows: …

Donald Trump has responded after Democratic Georgia Rep. John Lewis said he did not see him as “a legitimate president.” In a series of tweets Saturday, the president-elect said Lewis should focus on his “crime-infested district” instead. “Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and …

Democratic Rep. John Lewis said he does not see Donald Trump as a legitimate president on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” saying a Russian “conspiracy” to help him win invalidated the result. “I believe in forgiveness, I believe in trying to work with people,” he told Chuck Todd in an interview clip published Friday, when asked whether he would …

More than two months after the presidential election, elected Democrats and members of Hillary Clinton’s inner circle continue to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s electoral victory. Among the latest Clinton insiders to do so was Brian Fallon, who was the press secretary on Hillary’s unsuccessful campaign. Asked on CNN’s “New Day” on Friday to respond …