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Trump Continues Twitter Attack on John Lewis: He Should Focus on ‘Burning and Crime Infested Inner-Cities’

PicMonkey CollagelewPresident-elect Donald Trump continued his attacks on Congressman John Lewis (D GA-5) Saturday night.

After a pair of tweets earlier in the day, Trump returned to social media early Saturday evening to fire off more criticism at the Congressman — who, in an NBC interview, said he doesn’t consider Trump to be a “legitimate President,” and plans to boycott Friday’s Inauguration.

This was essentially the same line of criticism Trump had earlier in the day:

Those tweets prompted Lewis’s supporters to Tweet bucolic images from the district using the hashtag #Defendthe5th, which run counter to Trump’s description of the area.

Further, Lewis’s graphic novel trilogy, March — which recounts his experiences as a leader of the Civil Rights movement — has shot up to No. 1 on the Amazon Best Seller list.

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