- Associated Press - Sunday, December 4, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Members of Connecticut’s all-Democratic congressional delegation have received two waves of requests for tickets to next month’s presidential inauguration in Washington D.C.

Before Election Day, supporters of Democrat Hillary Clinton peppered them with requests. But after she lost to Republican Donald Trump, many of those have been withdrawn.

And that has freed up tickets for Trump supporters, who are now calling the delegation.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal tells the Connecticut Post (https://bit.ly/2gVHMha ) his office received about 1,000 ticket requests and 400 of those came from people hoping see the first woman sworn-in as president. Blumenthal says “we’ve sort of eliminated those” wishes for tickets.

Each senator receives 391 tickets while each House members gets 198. Trump’s transition team is also distributing inauguration tickets.

Clinton won Connecticut on Election Day.

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