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 Cohen2019 in Photos: 35 pictures in politics Gabbard under fire for 'present' vote on impeachment Gabbard votes 'present' on impeaching Trump MORE (D-Tenn.) on Tuesday said President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president 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 BidenLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Ex-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Parnas says he doesn't think that Joe Biden did anything wrong regarding Ukraine 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.

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Cohen cited recent comments by Rep. Pete KingPeter (Pete) KingLawmakers introduce bill taxing e-cigarettes to pay for anti-vaping campaigns Democrat who opposed Trump, Clinton impeachment inquiries faces big test House GOP criticizes impeachment drive as distracting from national security issues 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 UnBrent Budowsky: The patriotic duty of Senate Republicans US ambassador: 'I was personally surprised' North Korea did not send 'Christmas gift' Overnight Defense: Foreign policy takes center stage at Democratic debate | House delivers impeachment articles to Senate | Dems vow to force new vote on Trump's border wall 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.