>> Just announced that they stopped.>> President-elect Donald Trump Saturday using Twitter to spar with civil rights icon John Lewis, as questions about Russia's hacking role in the US Presidential race show no signs of letting up. Georgia congressman John Lewis, who famously marched with Dr. Martin Luther King during the civil rights era, said he did not view Trump as a legitimate president in an NBC interview recorded Friday.
Trump retaliating against the Democratic lawmaker in a pair of tweets saying John Lewis should spend more time attending to his constituents. Referring to a man injured from beatings by Alabama state troopers during the historic march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge as quote, all talk, talk, talk. Lewis, giving voice to a rising chorus of people on the right and the left, who are worried that Russia may have had undue influence in the November election.
He says he will skip the inauguration. With less than a week to go before President-Elect Trump officially steps into power, Washington remains fixated on the possibility information stolen through hacks believed to be ordered by the Russian government, may have undermined the Democratic process. The topic repeatedly coming up in confirmation hearings for Trump's proposed cabinet members over the past week.
And there's more to come. FBI director James Comey is now under investigation by the Justice Department for how he handled the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State. Some lawmakers questioning why he was so willing to speak out about Clinton's email troubles during the campaign, but is now less willing to speak out on the possible ties between Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin.