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Members of Congress Boycotting the Inauguration: What Are They Protesting?

As the inauguration of Donald Trump approaches, this article says “A growing number of Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration,” and “Some members of Congress have said they will be protesting in Washington, D.C., and in their districts instead.” What are they protesting?
The article gives brief statements from 25 Democrats who say they won’t attend, and many say their decisions are based on their being offended by statements Trump has made both before and after the election.
One of the 25 questions the legitimacy of the election, and several mention the likelihood that Trump will promote policies they don’t

Read more at The Independent Institute