Rep. John Lewis (second from right), with activist Roy Wilkins of the NAACP (left), the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and labor leader A. Philip Randolph
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John Lewis Still Standing for Civil Rights, MLK

Rep. John Lewis rankled President-elect Donald Trump when he told NBC News’ “Meet the Press” in an exclusive interview that he does not believe Trump is a “legitimate president.” The comment provoked Trump to lash out at the civil rights icon on Twitter, decrying Lewis as “all talk, talk, talk — no action or results.” [read more…]