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Trump Demands Toppled Statue of Confederate General Be Restored in D.C.

HeadlineJun 26, 2020

President Trump has personally requested that a statue of Confederate General Albert Pike be put back up in Washington, D.C., after protesters toppled it and set it on fire on Juneteenth. NBC is reporting Trump personally called Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to ask the Park Service to restore the statue. Meanwhile, the Army has activated 400 National Guard troops to protect other monuments in Washington.

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