Independent - Friday August 18, 2017
The removal of the Confederate monument of Gen. Robert E. Lee from a park in Charlottesville, Virginia, was 'sad' and 'foolish' tweeted by the US President Donald Trump. He sided the White supremacists who oppose the removal of the monuments. White supremacists see Gen. Robert E. Lee, as a national hero.
Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments. You.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017
...can't change history, but you can learn from it. Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson? So foolish! Also...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017
...the beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017