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Ouch: Marco Rubio Confuses John Lewis with Elijah Cummings

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Posted: Jul 19, 2020 2:00 PM
Ouch: Marco Rubio Confuses John Lewis with Elijah Cummings

Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File

Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), 80, passed away late Friday night after a battle with late-stage pancreatic cancer. 

People across the country memorialized the 80-year-old and his contribution to the Civil Rights movement. Politicians on both sides of the aisle shared their heartfelt condolences. Quite a few of the tributes included pictures of the poster with the late Georgia representative. 

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), however, had a bit of a gaffe when he shared a tribute to Lewis but included a picture of him with Elijah Cummings (D-MD). 

Once the mistake was released, the picture was deleted. Rubio issued a new tweet, apologizing for the incorrect photo. Again, he shared his respect and condolences with the Lewis family. The second time around he got the picture correct.