Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) won’t attend SOTU; ’embarrassment to be seen with’ Trump

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) won’t attend SOTU; ’embarrassment to be seen with’ Trump
Frederica Wilson (Image: Fox News video screen grab)

[Ed. – At least it remains instructive to see which takes priority: wearing black to the SOTU to protest sexual misconduct, or not going at all to protest Sh**holegate.]

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson will not attend President Trump’s first State of the Union address later this month, months after she quarreled with the White House in the wake of the death of Army Sgt. La David Johnson.

Wilson told The Tampa Bay Times Sunday in a statement she doesn’t plan to attend Trump’s speech to Congress on Jan. 30. …

“The United States’ reputation is smoldering in the ashes of his recent racist and incendiary remarks about Haiti and African nations,” she said.

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“Many of his proposed domestic policies are harmful to people of color, low-income communities, and the middle class. It would be an embarrassment to be seen with him at a forum that under any other president would be an honor to attend.”

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