- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on whether North Carolina Democratic congressional representatives will attend the inauguration (all times local):

2:40 p.m.

While two of North Carolina’s Democratic representatives in Congress say they’ll boycott the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a third says he’s still deciding what to do.

Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Alma Adams said Monday they won’t attend Trump’s swearing-in Friday at the U.S. Capitol. Rep. David Price said in a statement that he’s undecided.

A spokesman for Price said the congressman shares the belief of his Democratic colleagues that Trump “an unprecedented affront to our democratic norms and the dignity of the Office of the President.” Spokesman Lawrence Kluttz said Price is talking with family, colleagues and constituents about the best way to express his concerns.

Butterfield said on Twitter that he can’t attend because of Trump’s “brand of division and insult.” Adams said she can’t pretend to celebrate Trump’s inauguration.

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11:50 a.m.

Two of North Carolina’s Democratic representatives in Congress are joining more than 40 House Democrats who plan to boycott the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Reps. G.K. Butterfield and Alma Adams said Monday they won’t attend Trump’s swearing-in Friday at the U.S. Capitol. The number of lawmakers who initially said they would skip the event has increased after Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., on Saturday for challenging his legitimacy to be the next president.

Butterfield said on Twitter that he can’t attend because of Trump’s “brand of division and insult.” He also says he hopes Trump’s behavior will change.

Adams said in a news release that she can’t “pretend to celebrate the inauguration of someone who has spoken so horribly about women, minorities and the disabled.”

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