Pentagon Draft Policy Would Ban Confederate Flag Displays

A draft policy circulated by Pentagon leaders would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Defense Department workplaces or public areas by service members and civilian personnel.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft policy circulated by Pentagon leaders would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Defense Department workplaces or public areas by service members and civilian personnel. The draft policy, which has not been finalized or signed by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, was making the rounds as President Donald Trump on Monday criticized NASCAR’s decision to ban the flag at its races and venues. The Associated Press obtained a copy of…

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