LIST: Democrats in Congress who are skipping Donald Trump’s inauguration

pic.twitter.com/gJsFkO55Me— Alma S. Rep. And when he questioned the integrity of my friend, colleague and civil rights icon John Lewis, that crossed the Rubicon. Raul Grijalva, D-AZHe made a speech on the House floor January 13, saying he’s not going to attend: 9. I hope for better, but will not hold my breath.” 19. Russian hacking must be investigated and I do not support the repeal of ACA— Dwight Evans (@RepDwightEvans) January 16, 2017 31. Juan Vargas (@RepJuanVargas) January 17, 2017 48. Frederica Wilson, D-FLA spokesperson told ABC News she will not be attending the inauguration, and will instead be at a wedding.29. Lewis: "All talk, no action."I stand with @repjohnlewis and I will not be attending the inauguration. Ted Lieu, D-CAHe posted a statement on his website on January 14, saying: “For me, the personal decision not to attend Inauguration is quite simple: Do I stand with Donald Trump, or do I stand with John Lewis? I sat on the floor of the House of Representatives with John Lewis to protest the inability of the Republican Congress to give us a vote on gun violence. parents & civil rights heroes. Adams (@RepAdams) January 17, 2017 47. But we have nothing to celebrate on Jan 20. (3/3)— G. Rep. And, under normal circumstances, I would have no question at all about participating in this important ceremony, whatever party the incoming President was from. Mark Pocan, D-WIIn a statement to ABC News, he said: “I was planning on attending the Inauguration on Friday out of respect for the office of President, while still making it back home on Saturday to attend the Women’s March in Madison. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-TNHe announced that he was not going to attend, while at the site of Dr. I acknowledge the fact that he is the incoming President, but I’m not in the mood to celebrate that fact.” 40. I sat with John Lewis then. Keith Ellison, D-MNHe posted on social media on January 16 that he will not attend: I will not celebrate a man who preaches a politics of division and hate. I would love to attend the inauguration. Louis, speaking to school children. Rep. For the sake of our nation, and a world which looks to America for moral leadership, I hope the President-elect will change the tone of his rhetoric, and govern responsibly, respectfully, and compassionately, in accordance with our American values.”28. Ruben Gallego, D-AZHe posted on social media on January 17, saying he will not be at the inauguration: We must stand against Trump's bigotries- birther conspiracies, attacks on Gold?? Lucille Roybal-Allardm, D-CAShe issued a statement to ABC News, saying: “I thought long and hard about attending the Inauguration because I value our democracy and respect the office of the presidency, regardless of party. Rep. Rep. Rep. I will not be attending inauguration of @realDonaldTrump but WILL participate in the @womensmarch on January 21st. Instead, join me for an Interfaith Prayer Vigil. Luis Gutierrez, D-ILHe made a speech on the House floor January 10: “I could not look at my wife, my daughters or my grandson in the eye if I sat there and attended as if everything that candidate Donald Trump had said about The women, about The Latinos, or The Blacks, The Muslims or any of the other things he said in his speeches and Tweets – that any of that is OK or erased from my memory.” Click here to read more about his decision.2. However, after long consideration based on reading the Classified document on Russian hacking and the Trump candidacy on Thursday, the handling of his conflicts of interest, and this weekend’s offensive tweets about a national hero Rep. I think the President-elect is beyond normal in terms of an incoming President. Rep. Fudge (@RepMarciaFudge) January 15, 2017 20. Rep. #IStandWithJohnLewis— Rep. As much as I cherish this day, can I in good conscience celebrate that which I believe is a grave mistake? pic.twitter.com/z8Q0wA9OPK— Mark Takano (@RepMarkTakano) January 14, 2017 11. Can I sit by mere yards away and applaud the desecration of the most important office in the history of the world? Jose Serrano, D-NYHe posted on social media January 12, saying he will not be at the inauguration: I will not attend the #inauguration2017 next week- cannot celebrate the inauguration of a man who has no regard for my constituents. Don Beyer (@RepDonBeyer) January 16, 2017 33. Peter DeFazio, D-ORHe issued a statement to ABC News on January 15, saying: “I will be in Oregon this week, meeting with my constituents and discussing their priorities for the year. Rep. I usually do not attend presidential inauguration ceremonies, and as a general rule try to avoid pomp and circumstance events in Washington.”26. John Lewis (D-Georgia) after Lewis said he didn’t view Trump as “a legitimate president.” See the list below of those who said they’re not going (currently more than two dozen):1. Jared Huffman, D-CAIn a Facebook post on January 7, he said: “I do accept the election results and support the peaceful transfer of power, but it is abundantly clear to me that with Donald Trump as our President, the United States is entering a dark and very dangerous political chapter.” 6. As a result, I will not be attending the Inauguration. Rep. Rep. Therefore, I will not be attending the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America this week.”Watch his announcement here: 30. Nydia Velazquez, D-NYShe posted on January 9 that she will not attend the inauguration and instead take part in the Women’s March. Throughout the election, Donald Trump proved so, making disparaging comments about everyone from women to minorities to the disabled. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-NHShe issued a statement to ABC News, saying: “Instead of going to the Inauguration, I will go to religious services and pray for all of our country’s leaders and our people. Al Green, D-TXHe posted a statement on his website on January 16, saying he will not attend the inauguration: “I will not attend the inauguration because conscience says it is the right thing to do.” Click here to read the full statement.38. Rep Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-NJShe announced on January 15 that she’s not going to the inauguration. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech on MLK Day. K. Rep. However, the disparaging remarks the President-elect has made about many groups, including women, Mexicans, and Muslims, are deeply contrary to my values. He said it was in support for Rep. Rep. I will not be attending the inauguration. It is hard to think of a better use of my time on January 20th.” 10. Katherine Clark, D-MAShe posted her statement on social media January 5, saying: “After discussions with hundreds of my constituents, I do not feel that I can contribute to the normalization of the President-elect’s divisive rhetoric by participating in the inauguration.” My statement on the upcoming inauguration: pic.twitter.com/dQXE0ztvTf— Katherine Clark (@RepKClark) January 5, 2017 3. I am a member of Congress through the votes of my constituents. Nydia Velazquez (@NydiaVelazquez) January 9, 2017 8. Judy Chu, D-DAShe posted on social media on January 14, saying she won’t attend because she’s supporting Rep. That Dr. I will be at home in Cleveland. Rep. Anthony Brown, D-MDHe posted his full reasoning for not attending on his Facebook page on January 16: 34. Alma Adams, D-NCShe posted a statement on social media on January 17, saying she will not be attending: Today I released the following statement about the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. He said: “I had a decision to make on whether or not to attend the inauguration. He has not exhibited the characteristics or the values that we hold dear. Dwight Evans, D-PAHe announced on social media on January 16 that he’s not going to attend: I #StandWithJohnLewis. On CNN, he said: “The rhetoric and actions of Donald Trump have been so far beyond the pale — so disturbing and disheartening — and his continued failure to address his conflicts of interest, to adequately divest or even to fully disclose his financial dealings, or to sufficiently separate himself from the ethical misconduct that legal experts on both side of the aisle have identified have been so offensive I cannot in good conscience participate in this honored and revered democratic tradition of the peaceful transfer of power.”27. After wrestling with this question for the last two months, I have concluded I cannot participate in this Inaugural celebration.” Click here to read his full statement.39. But these are not normal circumstances. 22. Rep. However, I will be in Washington to greet constituents who are traveling to our nation’s capital for the proceedings. I wouldn't waste my time.— Maxine Waters (@MaxineWaters) January 15, 2017 18. pic.twitter.com/P4whhl91ll— Rep. #Bronx pic.twitter.com/Uz3NTgXl35— Jose E. I won't attend inauguration.— Ruben Gallego (@RepRubenGallego) January 17, 2017 42. A real president doesn’t insult and bully celebrities or everyday Americans because they disagree with him.” 45. Kurt Schrader, D-ORHis office confirmed to ABC News on January 15 that he will not be attending.25. Jerry Nadler, D-NYHis office confirmed to ABC News that he will not be attending. Marcia L. Yvette Clarke, D-NYShe posted on social media on January 14 saying she won’t go because of the way Trump insulted Rep. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-CAShe posted a statement January 12, saying: “Inauguration should be a celebration. Don Beyer, D-VAHe posted on social media the speech he gave to constituents on January 16, saying he will not be in DC for the inauguration: I just told hundreds of my constituents that I will not be attending the Inauguration Ceremony this coming Friday. I appreciate it greatly. King held dear. Butterfield (@GKButterfield) January 17, 2017 44. John Yarmuth (@RepJohnYarmuth) January 17, 2017 36. Not boycotting, just making a choice to spend time with his constituents.” 7. Rep. Trump’s brand of division & insult, I believe it would be hurtful to my constituents for me to attend the inauguration.” It is my hope that President Trump will transform his behavior and lead our nation in a positive direction for all Americans. But what he’s done since the election goes to another level.” Click here to read the full statement.35. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-CAA spokesperson confirmed this statement he made the Desert Sun: “A real president doesn’t attack the press because they ask tough questions. Rep. Then, I will go to work to serve the people of my district.” 43. Barbara Lee (@RepBarbaraLee) January 12, 2017 4. Rep. Rep. Rep. But we have nothing to celebrate on Jan 20. John Lewis, D-GAHe made the announcement in an interview for NBC’s “Meet the Press” on January 13.5. John Lewis, I am no longer attending the event. Instead, I will be praying for our country and for our community with the people of my district.— Rep. Rep. Lewis: After much thought, I have decided to #StandWithJohnLewis and not attend the inauguration.— Judy Chu (@RepJudyChu) January 15, 2017 17. That John Lewis holds dear. Jerry McNerney, D-CAHe posted a statement on his website, saying: “I will not be attending the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump on January 20th. Pramila Jayapal D-WAShe posted a news release on her website on January 15, saying: “I had hoped in the days following the election that we would see a President-elect who broke from his campaign rhetoric and worked to unite the American people. Rep. My statement: pic.twitter.com/l8eitaourD— Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-CAShe released a statement to ABC News, saying: “It’s no secret I’m not going but I don’t mean to make it a cause célbre. Rep. Rep Brendan Boyle, D-PAHe posted a message on social media on January 16, saying: “The election of Donald Trump presents a challenge to my long held view of presidential inaugurations. When you insult @repjohnlewis, you insult America.— Yvette D. John Conyers, D-MI”No, he will not be attending,” a spokesman said in email to ABC News. Adam Smith, D-WAHe issue a statement to ABC News on January 15, saying: “As the House of Representatives is not in session the week of Inauguration, Congressman Smith will spend the District Work Period at home in Washington state meeting with his constituents.” 24. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-KYHe posted a statement on social media on January 16, saying: “I will not be attending the inauguration because I believe the office of the President deserves our respect, and that respect must begin with the President-elect himself.” I believe the office of the President deserves our respect, and that respect must begin with the President-elect himself. Mark DeSaulnier, D-CAHe announced on January 14 that he decided against going to the event: It is with a heavy heart and deep personal conviction that I have decided not to attend the #TrumpInauguration on January 20, 2017.— Mark DeSaulnier (@RepDeSaulnier) January 14, 2017 13. Rep. Clarke (@RepYvetteClarke) January 14, 2017 14. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-CAShe posted on social media January 15 that she was never planning to attend: I never ever contemplated attending the inauguration or any activities associated w/ @realDonaldTrump. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-TXHe posted a statement on his website on January 17, saying: “I will not attend this year’s inauguration ceremony. Rep. Rep. https://t.co/tlqS26ulj7— Rep. Mark Takano, D-CAHe posted a message on social media January 14 saying he won’t attend. She’s instead going to a prayer vigil in New Jersey: I do not intend to attend the inauguration of PE @realDonaldTrump. Marcia Fudge, D-OHInstead of going to the inauguration, she said on January 15 she will be home in Cleveland: As I told @JoyAnnReid, I will not be attending #Inauguration. “I fully accept the outcome of this presidential election. Instead of attending, I will be organizing. And I will stand with John Lewis now. Rep. Rep Chellie Pingree, D-MEShe posted a statement on her website on January 16 explaining why she will not attend the inauguration. “I am deeply disappointed with Trump’s attacks against civil rights hero John Lewis and will not be attending the inauguration as a result.” 37. Darren Soto, D-FLHe told ABC affiliate, WFTV, that he will not attend the inauguration. Instead, we have seen this President-elect continue to use language and take actions that demean our history and our heroes, and undermine our democracy.” Click here to read the full statement. 16. I value our government. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) January 16, 2017 32. Lewis: I will NOT attend the inauguration of @realDonaldTrump. Adriano Espaillat, D-NYHe posted a brief statement to social media on January 15, saying he’s not going: I will NOT be attending the inauguration for @realDonaldTrump!— Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) January 15, 2017 23. Rep Juan Vargas, D-CAHe posted a statement on social media on January 17, saying he will instead be praying: I will not be attending the Inauguration. Instead of attending, I will be organizing.” Inauguration should be a celebration. I am standing with John Lewis.” Read the full statement here. Earl Blumenauer, D-ORHe posted a statement on social media January 7, saying: “I will forgo the inauguration, spending the day instead in my district talking with Oregonians to hear their priorities, try to answer their questions, and prepare for the coming assault on the values and programs we hold dear. GK Butterfield, D-NCHe issued a statement on social media on January 17, saying: “Considering Mr. I won't be attending Donald Trump's inauguration.— Rep. I respect their choice to attend.” Click here to read the full statement.46. WASHINGTON — Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have publicly announced they’re not going to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday.Some of the representatives made their intentions clear over the last few weeks, but others have come forward after Trump lashed out at Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-MOIn an email statement to ABC News, spokesman Steven Englehardt said: “He will be home in St. Rep. Serrano (@RepJoseSerrano) January 12, 2017 12. Rep. Rep. But this president ‘semi-elect’ does not deserve to be President of the United States. Instead, I will be in my district serving my constituents, as I was elected to do.” Click here to read the full statement. At minimum, it’s time for Donald Trump to start acting like President Trump, not an immature, undignified reality star with questionable friends and a Twitter addiction. pic.twitter.com/c5aJYEQOUW— Bonnie WatsonColeman (@RepBonnie) January 15, 2017 21. Here is what I said: pic.twitter.com/YLJz5OWjXe— Rep. 15. Rep. Karen Bass, D-CAA spokesperson confirms to ABC News that she will not be attending, after launching a social media poll.41. Rep.