U.S. Rep Mark Pocan
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Congressman Mark Pocan will no longer be attending the Inauguration

"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."

By - Jan 15th, 2017 09:03 am

“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. 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. John Lewis, I am no longer attending the event. 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. I hope for better, but will not hold my breath.”

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2 thoughts on “Congressman Mark Pocan will no longer be attending the Inauguration”

  1. Thomas says:

    I applaud Rep, Pocan’s decision to skip this Friday’s inauguration. Hopes for a brighter future are not enhanced by going along with dreary present circumstances.

  2. SteveM says:

    Absolutely, good call.

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