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    More than 150 House members urge Trump to rescind Bannon appointment

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    Steve Bannon.

    More than 150 members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter urging President-elect Donald Trump to rescind his appointment of Stephen Bannon to a key White House post, a Rhode Island congressman announced Wednesday.

    The 169 US representatives — all Democrats — included the entire delegations from both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

    Representative David Cicilline, who led the effort, said in a statement Wednesday that the appointment of Bannon “sends a disturbing message about what kind of president Donald Trump wants to be.”

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    The letter, first announced by Cicilline on Tuesday, asks President-elect Trump to rescind his appointment of Bannon as the White House chief strategist and senior counselor and also to “build a diverse White House staff who are committed to the core American values of inclusiveness, diversity and tolerance.”

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    The letter was sent to Trump Tower Wednesday, according to the statement.

    See the full list of signers below:

    David N. Cicilline (RI-1)

    Alma Adams (NC-12)

    Pete Aguilar (CA-31)

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    Karen Bass (CA-37)

    Joyce Beatty (OH-3)

    Xavier Becerra (CA-34)

    Ami Bera (CA-7)

    Donald Beyer (VA-8)

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    Sanford Bishop (GA-2)

    Earl Blumenauer (OR-3)

    Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1)

    Madeleine Bordallo (Guam)

    Brendan Boyle (PA-13)

    Robert Brady (PA-1)

    Julia Brownley (CA-26)

    Cheri Bustos (IL-17)

    G.K. Butterfield (NC-1)

    Michael Capuano (MA-7)

    Tony Cardenas (CA-29)

    John Carney (DE-At large)

    Andre Carson (IN-7)

    Matt Cartwright (PA-17)

    Kathy Castor (FL-14)

    Joaquin Castro (TX-20)

    Judy Chu (CA-27)

    Katherine Clark (MA-5)

    Yvette Clarke (NY-9)

    William Lacy Clay (MO-1)

    Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5)

    James Clyburn (SC-6)

    Steve Cohen (TN-9)

    Gerald Connolly (VA-11)

    John Conyers (MI-13)

    Jim Cooper (TN-5)

    Joe Courtney (CT-2)

    Joseph Crowley (NY-14)

    Elijah Cummings (MD-7)

    Danny Davis (IL-7)

    Susan Davis (CA-53)

    Peter DeFazio (OR-4)

    Diana DeGette (CO-1)

    John Delaney (MD-6)

    Rosa DeLauro (CT-3)

    Suzan DelBene (WA-1)

    Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11)

    Ted Deutch (FL-21)

    Debbie Dingell (MI-12)

    Lloyd Doggett (TX-35)

    Michael Doyle (PA-14)

    Tammy Duckworth (IL-8)

    Donna Edwards (MD-4)

    Keith Ellison (MN-5)

    Eliot Engel (NY-16)

    Anna Eshoo (CA-18)

    Elizabeth Esty (CT-5)

    Dwight Evans (PA-2)

    Sam Farr (CA-20)

    Bill Foster (IL-11)

    Lois Frankel (FL-22)

    Marcia Fudge (OH-11)

    Ruben Gallego (AZ-7)

    John Garamendi (CA-3)

    Gwen Graham (FL-2)

    Al Green (TX-9)

    Gene Green (TX-29)

    Raul Grijalva (AZ-3)

    Luis Gutierrez (IL-4)

    Janice Hahn (CA-44)

    Colleen Hanabusa (HI-1)

    Alcee Hastings (FL-20)

    Denny Heck (WA-10)

    Brian Higgins (NY-26)

    James Himes (CT-4)

    Ruben Hinojosa (TX-15)

    Michael Honda (CA-17)

    Jared Huffman (CA-2)

    Steve Israel (NY-3)

    Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

    Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8)

    Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30)

    Hank Johnson (GA-4)

    Marcy Kaptur (OH-9)

    William Keating (MA-9)

    Robin Kelly (IL-2)

    Joseph Kennedy (MA-4)

    Dan Kildee (MI-5)

    Derek Kilmer (WA-6)

    Ron Kind (WI-3)

    Ann McLane Kuster (NH-2)

    James Langevin (RI-2)

    Rick Larsen (WA-2)

    John Larson (CT-1)

    Brenda Lawrence (MI-14)

    Barbara Lee (CA-13)

    Sander Levin (MI-9)

    John Lewis (GA-5)

    Ted Lieu (CA-33)

    Dave Loebsack (IA-2)

    Zoe Lofgren (CA-19)

    Alan Lowenthal (CA-47)

    Nita Lowey (NY-17)

    Ben Ray Lujan (NM-3)

    Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-1)

    Stephen Lynch (MA-8)

    Carolyn Maloney (NY-12)

    Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18)

    Doris Matsui (CA-6)

    Betty McCollum (MN-4)

    Jim McDermott (WA-7)

    James McGovern (MA-2)

    Jerry McNerney (CA-9)

    Gregory Meeks (NY-5)

    Grace Meng (NY-6)

    Gwen Moore (WI-4)

    Seth Moulton (MA-6)

    Patrick Murphy (FL-18)

    Jerrold Nadler (NY-10)

    Grace Napolitano (CA-32)

    Richard Neal (MA-1)

    Richard Nolan (MN-8)

    Donald Norcross (NJ-1)

    Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC)

    Beto O’Rourke (TX-16)

    Frank Pallone (NJ-6)

    Bill Pascrell (NJ-9)

    Donald Payne Jr. (NJ-10)

    Ed Perlmutter (CO-7)

    Scott Peters (CA-52)

    Chellie Pingree (ME-1)

    Mark Pocan (WI-2)

    Jared Polis (CO-2)

    David Price (NC-4)

    Mike Quigley (IL-5)

    Kathleen Rice (NY-4)

    Cedric Richmond (LA-2)

    Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40)

    Raul Ruiz (CA-36)

    Tim Ryan (OH-13)

    Linda Sanchez (CA-38)

    John Sarbanes (MD-3)

    Jan Schakowsky (IL-9)

    Adam Schiff (CA-28)

    Kurt Schrader (OR-5)

    Bobby Scott (VA-3)

    Jose Serrano (NY-15)

    Terri Sewell (AL-7)

    Albio Sires (NJ-8)

    Louise McIntosh Slaughter (NY-25)

    Adam Smith (WA-9)

    Jackie Speier (CA-14)

    Eric Swalwell (CA-15)

    Mark Takano (CA-41)

    Bennie Thompson (MS-2)

    Mike Thompson (CA-5)

    Dina Titus (NV-1)

    Paul Tonko (NY-20)

    Norma Torres (CA-35)

    Niki Tsongas (MA-3)

    Chris Van Hollen (MD-8)

    Juan Vargas (CA-51)

    Marc Veasey (TX-33)

    Nydia Velazquez (NY-7)

    Timothy Walz (MN-1)

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23)

    Maxine Waters (CA-43)

    Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12)

    Peter Welch (VT-At large)

    Frederica Wilson (FL-24)

    John Yarmuth (KY-3)

    Christina Prignano can be reached at christina.prignano@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @cprignano.

    Correction: Due to incorrect information provided to the Globe, an earlier version of this story gave the incorrect name for Ann McLane Kuster.