Every member of Congress gets an extra seat for the annual State of the Union address. Some take their spouses, others take people who want to make a political statement.
The $1.5 trillion package would provide steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy and more modest cuts for middle- and low-income families.
The practice is called "burrowing." A handful of appointees take advantage of it every time the White House changes hands.
The congressman, who represents northern and eastern Colorado, is also concerned the president's proposed budget will grow defense at the expense of the national debt.
Members are under pressure from liberal groups to schedule constituent events, but only a few have put any on their calendars.
Read the full statements on Trump's executive order on immigration from Colorado's congressional delegation.
The Colorado congressional Republican doubts that Congress will support one of President-elect Donald Trump’s key campaign promises.