Dr. Alveda King, niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., blasted former President Barack Obama on Friday for politicizing the funeral of John Lewis.
“There are those in power who are doing their darndest to discourage people from voting by closing polling locations, and targeting minorities, and students with restrictive ID laws and attacking our voting rights with surgical precision, even undermining the postal service in the run up to an election that’s going to be dependent on mail-in ballots so people don’t get sick,” Obama claimed.
King responded to Obama’s remarks during an interview on Fox News’ “FOX & friends” where she slammed for the former president.
“Well, I guess we should have expected that the Left, including President Obama, would take that occasion for a political moment,” King said. “They’ll grab at any opportunity, that’s to be understood. I have chosen not to politicize the death of congressman Lewis, but to remember him as a