Trump says John Lewis is all talk talk talk He has been fighting longer than many of us have been alive 80 THRU THIS LANE All talk? John Lewis is one of America’s most courageous and forceful leaders – not only for Atlanta but also for the nation and the world In the 1960s he was frequently arrested and beaten by police officers at protests including “Bloody Sunday” in Selma Alabama in 1965 He was an organizer of Martin Luther King Jr’s march on Washington He ran the Vista program under Jimmy Carter He served on the Atlanta City Council He's been reelected to Congress 14 times - leading Congress and the nation in support of gay rights and national health insurance and against Clinton’s welfare plan Bush’s Iraq War and NSA wiretaps without warrants His activism includes protests against genocide in Darfur which got him arrested twice outside the Sudan embassy a sit-in at the Capitol building advocating immigration reform which got him arrested again and he led a protest by Democrats demanding action on gun control in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting John Lewis is the conscience of America Donald Trump doesn’t have the moral stature to kiss John Lewis’s feet - Robert Reich johnlewis civilrights martinlutherking mlkjr blacklivesmatter undocumented immigration HereToStay Meme

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