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 CohenDemocrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Hill editor-in-chief: 'Hard to imagine' House leadership without Cummings Top Democrat holds moment of silence for Cummings at hearing MORE (D-Tenn.) on Tuesday said President TrumpDonald John TrumpZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' 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 BidenZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Graham: 'Stupid' for Trump to ask China to investigate Biden Romney: Republicans don't criticize Trump because they fear it will help Warren 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 KingGOP lawmakers offer new election security measure GOP lawmakers blast Trump's Syria decision as 'grave mistake,' 'disaster in the making' Here are the Democrats who aren't co-sponsoring an assault weapons ban 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 UnUS proposed helping North Korea build tourist area amid nuclear talks: report Kim poses for photos on white horse on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation' Beware the 34th month of Trump's presidency 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.