Donald Trump slammed a well known civil rights campaigner and he is feeling Twitter's wrath big time
Donald Trump decided to hit out at an established US civil rights campaigner and politician on Twitter – and it did not go down well.
Congressman John Lewis, who represents a district that includes about three-quarters of Atlanta, had previously said he won’t be attending the President-elect’s inauguration.
He told NBC News that he doesn’t see Trump as a “legitimate president” and that he thinks the allegations of Russian hacking helped him win the election.
Responding to the comments via his favourite medium of Twitter, Trump called Lewis “all talk” and said he should focus on his “crime infested” district instead.
Now, Lewis has actually been involved in quite a lot of “action” – most famously (but not restricted to) marching alongside Martin Luther King at his famous “I have a dream” rally.
So people have been sharing lots of old photos of him at various protests – and remarked on the strange and sorry fact these comments come so close to Martin Luther King Day, which is celebrated on January 16.
People think this attack says a lot about Trump’s character and not in a good way.
Loads of celebrities and politicians have got behind Lewis.
Residents of Lewis’ district have also been tweeting pictures of their home – and it looks truly delightful.
He definitely messed with the wrong crowd this time.