GOP lawmaker on Trump's Lewis tweets: 'Dude, just stop'
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Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashOvernight Defense — Presented by Boeing — House passes resolution rebuking Trump over Syria | Sparks fly at White House meeting on Syria | Dems say Trump called Pelosi a 'third-rate politician' | Trump, Graham trade jabs House passes resolution rebuking Trump over Syria pullout Grand Rapids synagogue targeted with anti-Semitic posters on its door MORE (R-Mich.) knocked President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE on Saturday for his response to backlash over attacking Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).

"Dude, just stop," Amash tweeted, linking to a tweet from Trump.

Trump suggested Saturday that he and Lewis work together to focus on the nation's inner cities after a number of Democratic and Republican lawmakers slammed him for saying Lewis was "all talk" and "no action."

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“Congressman John Lewis should finally focus on the burning and crime infested inner-cities of the U.S. I can use all the help I can get!” Trump wrote Saturday evening. 

The president-elect had fired back at Lewis in tweets early Saturday after the Democratic lawmaker said he didn't view Trump as a "legitimate president" and would skip his inauguration.

"John Lewis and his 'talk' have changed the world," Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) tweeted Saturday, joining other lawmakers criticizing Trump's comments and pointing to Lewis's history in the civil rights movement.