Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore (Wis.) has said that she will attend President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. This flies in the face of many of her fellow Black Caucus members wishes. The reason that she gives for attending may be the high card against all their arguments. Would you believe that the current First Lady is involved? I did not know this and I admire her for it.
As Written BY MALLORY SHELBOURNE for The Hill:
Moore, who has been in Congress since 2005, referenced Trump’s war of words in recent days with Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) in explaining her decision to attend the ceremony.
“I weighed my responsibility as an elected official against my disgust over the president-elect’s vile tactics employed to ascend to the presidency and the disrespectful treatment of revered civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis,” Moore said in a statement.
Moore, who has criticized Trump for his position on “stop-and-frisk,” said she looked to first lady Michelle Obama in making her decision to ultimately attend.
“As a proud Democrat, I want President-elect Trump to see me front and center as he’s sworn in. I want him to see exactly what his opposition looks like,” she said. “When he sees me, I want him to see …..
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