Donald Trump Criticizes ‘Foolish’ Removal of Confederate Monuments

The President also attacked Republican Senators who had been critical of his comments about white supremacists and neo-Nazis.

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President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing “the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart.” Trump’s new remarks came even as the White house tried to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on last weekend’s racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. He also tore into fellow Republicans who have criticized his statements…

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