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Trump: Destroyers of U.S. Monuments Will Get at Least 10 Years in Prison

On Friday evening, President Donald Trump said the destroyers of American statues and monuments will receive a minimum of ten years in federal prison if convicted. Speaking in front of Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, Trump said his latest executive order ensures full prosecution under the law for rioters who are convicted of destroying,…

Trump to Build National Park Honoring ‘Greatest Americans Who Ever Lived’

President Donald Trump, on Friday evening, said he is signing an executive order to build a new national park named the “National Garden of American Heroes” honoring the “greatest Americans” in United States history. In response to rioters tearing down monuments and statues dedicated to American historical figures, Trump said he will commission the federal…

Photos: George Washington Statues Vandalized in New York

Two statues depicting George Washington, the United States’ first president, were defaced early Monday morning in New York City’s Washington Square Park. Protesters splashed red paint on the Washington Square Arch last night following the clash with police where marchers were pepper sprayed during the Queer Liberation March nearby. Pics not mine. pic.twitter.com/dTy1XGrIR5 — Gwynne Hogan…

Report: U.S. Marshals Ordered to Prepare to Help Protect Statues

U.S. Marshals have been ordered to prepare to help protect historical monuments as left-wing protesters continue to target statues nationwide, according to an email leaked to the Washington Post. Marshals Assistant Director Andrew Smith wrote that members have been “asked to immediately prepare to provide federal law enforcement support to protect national monuments (throughout the…

‘Beware!’ Trump Warns Mob Attacking Andrew Jackson Statue by White House

President Donald Trump reacted Monday to an attempt by violent protesters to topple the statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square across the street from the White House. “Ten years in prison under the Veteran’s Memorial Preservation Act,” Trump wrote. “Beware!” Trump commented after Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) shared a similar sentiment on Twitter. “By…

Teddy Roosevelt Statue to be Removed from Museum of Natural History

New York City’s American Museum of Natural History announced Sunday that it will remove a statue of former president Theodore Roosevelt from outside its entrance. The bronze statue, which has stood outside of the museum entrance since 1940, depicts Roosevelt riding horseback accompanied by a Native American and an African American male. According to the…

Protester Badly Hurt When Toppled Confederate Statue Lands on His Head: ‘His Skull Was...

Protesters on Wednesday evening beheaded four statues on a Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Virginia, after the monument was defaced with spray paint hours earlier. A protester told on-scene reporters that an apparent demonstrator was badly injured after one of the toppled statues fell on his head. Demonstrators began spray painting the monument after Portsmouth NAACP president James…
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