Democrats not attending Trump's inauguration

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Washington, District of Columbia: A marching band rehearses on the East side of the US Capitol in Washington, DC during a dress rehearsal on January 15, 2017 five days ahead of the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump. AFP/Eva Hambach

January 16, 2017
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A growing number of Democratic lawmakers have announced they will not attend Republican Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday, the vast majority of them in protest of Trump's attack on civil rights icon John Lewis.

The following is a list of those who have publicly said they will not attend the ceremony, and the states which they represent:

House of Representatives

Earl Blumenauer (Oregon)

Judy Chu (California)

Katherine Clark (Massachusetts)

Yvette Clarke (New York)

William Lacy Clay (Missouri)

John Conyers (Michigan)

Peter DeFazio (Oregon)

Mark DeSaulnier (California)

Adriano Espaillat (New York)

Marcia Fudge (Ohio)

Raul Grijalva (Arizona)

Luis Gutierrez (Illinois)

Jared Huffman (Califonia)

Pramila Jayapal (Washington)

Barbara Lee (California)

John Lewis (Georgia)

Ted Lieu (California)

Mark Pocan (Wisconsin)

Kurt Schrader (Oregon)

Jose Serrano (New York)

Mark Takano (California)

Nydia Velazquez (New York)

Maxine Waters (California)