Some House Democrats are planning to invite sexual assault survivors as their guests to President Trump’s first State of the Union address, according to a new report.
An aide to Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) told NBC News that some Democrats are planning the invitations to bring awareness to the issue.
“Some members will be bringing survivors of sexual assault and advocates as their guests,” the aide told NBC News.
The report comes on the heels of Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) saying Tuesday that she and other female House members are inviting lawmakers to weak black to Trump’s State of the Union in solidarity with the anti-sexual harassment “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” movements . . .
Speier said the Democratic Women’s Working Group, which includes all of the female House members, was encouraging lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to wear black to the event, and that support is very high. (Read more from “Dems to Invite Sexual Assault Survivors as Guests to Trump’s State of the Union” HERE)