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Removing Confederate Memorials Doesn’t Mean Washington and Jefferson Are Next

In his press conference on Tuesday, President Donald Trump asked whether the push to take down Confederate monuments would lead to the removal of statues for George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. On Wednesday’s Trumpcast, Jamelle Bouie addressed the comparison. You can also read Jamelle Bouie’s longer response to Trump’s Tuesday remarks. This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity.
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