Today’s ‘Political Rewind’: John Lewis assumes leadership of the anti-Trump opposition

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Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” started with the news that U.S. Rep. John Lewis would boycott next Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump, saying he didn’t think of the president-elect as “legitimate.”

And it picked up from there. You can listen to it here:

Today’s line-up: Host Bill Nigut; yours truly, the AJC political columnist; Greg Bluestein, fellow AJC Insider; and Maggie Lee, a free-lance journalist currently attached to the Macon Telegraph.

“Political Rewind” airs at 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and at 3 p.m. Friday, on GPB Radio – locally at WRAS (88.5 FM).

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