Democratic lawmaker: Trump shouldn't be allowed to attend D-Day ceremony

Democratic lawmaker: Trump shouldn't be allowed to attend D-Day ceremony
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Rep. Steve CohenStephen (Steve) Ira CohenHere are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment How Trump suddenly brought Democrats together on a resolution condemning him The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump digs in ahead of House vote to condemn tweet MORE (D-Tenn.) on Tuesday said President TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash responds to 'Send her back' chants at Trump rally: 'This is how history's worst episodes begin' McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on Dem congresswomen Trump blasts 'corrupt' Puerto Rico's leaders amid political crisis MORE should not be allowed to attend next week’s D-Day anniversary event after Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jon Un in his criticism of former Vice President Joe BidenJoe Biden2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Can Biden's canceled cancer initiative be salvaged? Biden's health care gaffe shows he's not ready for prime time MORE.

“Disgusting display by Trump. No mention of #MemorialDay. He shouldn’t be allowed at anniversary of D-Day June 6. I was there Sunday. What an honor to recall what brave Americans did for freedom,” Cohen tweeted Tuesday.


Cohen cited recent comments by Rep. Pete KingPeter (Pete) Thomas KingBerkeley professor warns deepfake technology being 'weaponized' against women Hillicon Valley: Harris spikes in Google searches after debate clash with Biden | Second US city blocks facial recognition | Apple said to be moving Mac Pro production from US to China | Bipartisan Senate bill takes aim at 'deepfake' videos Senators unveil bipartisan bill to target 'deepfake' video threat MORE (R-N.Y.), who called out Trump’s remarks about Biden, but also asked where the rest of the GOP stood regarding the president's actions.

King tweeted Monday that it was wrong for Trump to criticize Biden and side with Kim.

“Politics stops at water’s edge. Never right to side with a murderous dictator vs. fellow American,” King said on Twitter.

Cohen is among the 30-plus House Democrats who have called for an impeachment inquiry against the president.

Trump has said he plans to travel to France for events commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day, on June 6.

He spent Memorial Day weekend in Japan, where he backed Kim’s “low IQ individual” characterization of the former vice president.

Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump seizes House impeachment vote to rally GOP Trump blasts 2020 Dems during campaign rally New photo of Trump with Kim Jong Un hung in the White House MORE made a statement that Joe Biden is a low IQ individual. He probably is, based on his record. I think I agree with him on that,” Trump said during a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Trump later targeted Biden’s support of the 1994 crime bill.