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Pentagon Considering Banning Confederate Flag at Military Bases

HeadlineJul 07, 2020

CNN is reporting a draft document to ban the display of Confederate flags at military bases has been circulating at the Pentagon. If such a policy goes ahead, it could create major tension between the military and Trump, who has defended Confederate symbols and threatened last week to veto the National Defense Authorization Act if it includes a provision to rename bases named after Confederate figures.

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