Final Viewing For John Lewis At U.S. Capitol

Today the final day for John Lewis to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol. Lewis’ casket will sit atop the steps of the Capitol today from 8 am to 10 pm for a public viewing.  Tomorrow, a private ceremony will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, home church of Martin Luther King, Jr.  Yesterday, Lewis became the first African American member of Congress to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda.  His casket sat atop the catafalque that held the casket of Abraham Lincoln. President Trump did not attend Monday’s ceremony.