Eight US congressmen to boycott Trump's inauguration because of Russian interference in elections

Eight members of U.S. House of Representatives said they would boycott the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Censor.NET reports citing Radio Liberty.

Republican John Lewis said he does not see ''this president-elect as a legitimate president''.

"I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton," Lewis told NBC News.

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Lewis mentioned that he does not plan on attending President-elect Trump's swearing-in next Friday. "It will be the first one that I miss since I've been in Congress. You cannot be at home with something that you feel that is wrong, is not right," he said.

Other Democrats, who are going to miss the inauguration named Trump's disrespect to women, minorities and foreigners among the causes of their demarche.

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The 44th President of the United States Barack Obama leaves office on Jan. 20. Donald Trump's inauguration will be held on Jan. 20.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n423285