August 4, 2020

Trump avoids praising deceased civil rights hero John Lewis

Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump said he doesn’t know how history will remember civil rights activist John Lewis, but that “he chose not to come to my inauguration,” in an interview with US media.A longtime Democratic congressman, Lewis died on July 17, then received rare honors in Washington and was praised by key figures of both major parties for his life-long fight for equality.”How do you think history will remember John Lewis?” Jonathan Swan of the Axios media outlet asked Trump in the interview aired on Monday.”I don’t know, I really don’t know,” the president answered.”I don…

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