Representative John Lewis, a legendary figure in the civil rights movement, isn’t feeling the Bern as the Congressional Black Caucus endorses Hillary Clinton for president.
The Georgia Democrat says he had never seen Sanders in the course of his many years working for racial justice.
Lewis said of Sanders, “I never saw him, I never met him. I was a chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee for three years from 1963 to 1966. I was involved in the sit-ins, the Freedom Ride, the March on Washington, the march from Selma to Montgomery, and directed the Voter Education Project for six years. But I met Hillary Clinton. I met President Clinton.”