The Hill reports:
Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) said she is boycotting President Trump’s first State of the Union because of his behavior toward black people.
“To go, would be to honor the president and I don’t think he deserves to be honored at this time after being so hateful towards black people and then black countries, Haiti and the whole continent of Africa,” she said during an interview on CNN.
“It hurts, and he has brought the White House to the lowest and I don’t think he needs to be honored with my presence.”
Multiple Democrats are planning to boycott Trump’s State of the Union address this week. Other lawmakers who don’t plan to attend include Democratic Reps. John Lewis (Ga.), Earl Blumenauer (Ore.) and Maxine Waters (Calif.).
Rep. Frederica Wilson explains why she is boycotting the State of the Union address: “To go would be to honor the President and I don’t think he deserves to be honored at this time, after being so hateful towards black people and then black countries” https://t.co/pZkpOXVwpX
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