U.S. Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will stay away from Saturday’s opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, citing the attendance of President Donald Trump.

U.S. Reps. John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will stay away from Saturday’s opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, citing the attendance of President Donald Trump.

John Lewis, others to miss civil rights museum opening, citing Trump’s presence

White House press secretary says it’s unfortunate congressmen won’t join president in honoring “the incredible sacrifice” of civil rights leaders.

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