John Lewis (@repjohnlewis )

John Lewis

Bio Congressman, Georgias Fifth Congressional District
Location Atlanta, GA
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Twitter Web App : The American people have lost a great leader at a time of crisis in our democracy. Chairman Elijah Cummings gave all he had. He dedicated his entire life to serving the public good. johnlewis.house.gov/media-center/p…

Twitter Web App : Thank you John Lewis for co-sponsoring the #GRACEAct which would ensure the U.S. admits at least 95,000 refugees annually. Thank you for your leadership! A huge thank you to everyone in District 5, too. Together we are sending a loud message that #GALovesRefugees!

Twitter Web App : The future of our democracy is at stake. I truly believe the time to begin impeachment proceedings against this president has come. To do otherwise would betray the foundations of our democracy.

Twitter Web App : Sustainability must become a mandate for every individual and organization on this planet. I salute the efforts of these activists, young and old, who are demanding immediate attention to this urgent problem. johnlewis.house.gov/media-center/p…

Twitter Web App : Today’s hearing is a very somber one, but also a very important one. Hate is becoming mainstream in this country and that must end. I want to thank John Lewis for holding this hearing. You have spent your life working to eradicate hate, and I sincerely thank you for that.

Twitter Web App : “My name is Brandon Wolf. I was at #PulseNightclub when a man killed 49 people and injured 53 more.”

This morning, Ways & Means will hear Brandon’s story and take action on America’s plea that Congress do something about hate crimes & #gunviolence. Watch:

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Twitter Web App : Cokie Roberts was one of the founding mothers of journalism in this country and a representative of the highest standards in the field. A light has gone out in the Washington press corps, and she will be deeply missed. johnlewis.house.gov/media-center/p…

iPhone : 56 years ago today, we Marched on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Today we continue to fight for the progress we sought in 1963–livable wages, fair housing, equal education. We must continue to speak up & stand up, to find a way to get in the way to build the Beloved Community.

iPhone : Reminder: All eligible 5th District of Georgia students interested in attending a Military Service Academy are invited to participate in the 2019 Military Service Academy forum, hosted by my office on August 24 at 11am. For more information, visit: johnlewis.house.gov/media-center/p…

Twitter Web App : All eligible 5th District of Georgia students interested in attending a Military Service Academy are invited to participate in the 2019 Military Service Academy forum, hosted by my office on August 24 at 11am. For more information, visit: johnlewis.house.gov/media-center/p…

iPhone : Toni Morrison was our griot who told the stories that defined the soul of a people. She weaved our centuries of struggle for existence and recognition with a spiritual philosophy of love and gifted imagination. johnlewis.house.gov/media-center/p…

iPhone : 54 years ago today, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by Pres. Johnson. Countless souls marched, protested, & stood in immovable lines so no citizen would be denied their right to vote. Now we must continue the fight to protect our democracy & redeem the soul of America.