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List of House Democrats skipping the inauguration

Massachusetts Congresswoman Katherine Clark is one of more than 50 House Democrats who say they will skip Donald Trump’s inauguration. Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

A growing group of Democratic lawmakers will boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday to protest what they described as his alarming and divisive policies, foreign interference in his election, and his criticism of civil rights icon John Lewis, a congressman from Georgia.

There are now more than 50 House Democrats — 56, at last count — who have declared that they will not attend the inauguration on Capitol Hill this week. The number rose sharply after Trump tweeted Saturday that Lewis is ‘‘all talk, talk, talk’’ and should ‘‘finally focus on the burning and crime infested inner-cities.’’

Lewis will not attend the inauguration, he told NBC News in an interview for Sunday’s ‘‘Meet the Press.’’


Here’s a list of other lawmakers who will not attend:

Rep. Alma Adams, D-N.C.

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.

Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer , D-Ore.

Rep. Brendan Boyle , D-Pa.

Rep. Anthony Brown , D-Md.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield , D-N.C.

Rep. Tony Cardenas , D-Calif.

Rep. Joaquin Castro , D-Tex.

Rep. Judy Chu , D-Calif.

Rep. Katherine Clark , D-Mass.

Rep. Yvette Clarke , D-N.Y.

Rep. William Lacy Clay , D-Mo.

Rep. Steve Cohen , D-Tenn.

Rep. John Conyers Jr. , D-Mich.

Rep. Peter DeFazio , D-Ore.

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier , D-Calif.

Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas

Rep. Mike Doyle , D-Pa.

Rep. Keith Ellison , D-Minn.

Rep. Adriano Espaillat , D-N.Y.

Rep. Dwight Evans , D-Pa.

Rep. Marcia Fudge , D-Ohio

Rep. Ruben Gallego , D-Ariz.

Rep. Al Green , D-Tex.

Rep. Raúl Grijalva , D-Ariz.

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez , D-Ill.

Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla.

Rep. Jared Huffman , D-Calif.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal , D-Wash.

Rep. Barbara Lee , D-Calif.

Rep. John Lewis , D-Ga.

Rep. Ted Lieu , D-Calif.

Rep. Zoe Lofgren , D-Calif.

Rep. Jerry McNerney , D-Calif.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler , D-N.Y.


Rep. Grace Napolitano , D-Calif.

Rep. Chellie Pingree , D-Maine

Rep. Mark Pocan , D-Wis.

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md.

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard , D-Calif.

Rep. Raul Ruiz , D-Calif.

Rep. Kurt Schrader , D-Ore.

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter , D-N.H.

Rep. José Serrano , D-N.Y.

Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y.

Rep. Adam Smith , D-Wash.

Rep. Darren Soto , D-Fla.

Rep. Mark Takano , D-Calif.

Rep. Bennie Thompson , D-Miss.

Rep. Juan Vargas , D-Calif.

Rep. Nydia Velázquez , D-N.Y.

Rep. Maxine Waters , D-Calif.

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman , D-N.J.

Rep. Frederica Wilson , D-Fla.

Rep. John Yarmuth , D-Ky.

Massachusetts Democrat Katherine Clark has been among the most prominent lawmakers pledging to boycott the inauguration.

Globe correspondent Jeremy C. Fox contributed to this report.