Trump says black people who want statues down 'need to learn' history

Source: Daily Mail Online - View Original Article
Published: Jun 29, 2020
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72% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

28% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Travel Ban = 28% Liberal
72% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Travel Ban = 72% Conservative


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99% "Some of the sculptures and some of this work is some of the great -- you can go to France, you can go anywhere in the world and you will never see more magnificent work. '"
94% "Donald Trump on Sunday evening discussed statues of slave holders and Confederate leaders 'We have a heritage, we have a history and we should learn from the history, and if you don't understand your history, you will go back to it again."
93% "'You have to understand history, and our culture, and so many other aspects,' he said."
90% "You will go right back to it."
83% "'My message is that we have a great country, we have the greatest country on Earth,' he replied."
80% "but it's a factor.'"
77% "With calls once again mounting to remove statues of Confederate figures, and questions being asked about a range of memorials, Trump was asked on Sunday night in a Fox News interview how he felt."
70% "He said he was open to the idea of erecting new statues 'to great people; people that have done something.'"
54% "'You have to learn."
-53% "Jackson, the seventh president, was a populist outsider and oversaw the removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands to new territory west of the Mississippi."
-54% "Trump has made protecting statues a high-profile policy priority, repeatedly tweeting his anger at attempts to remove the monuments."
-59% "He continued that black Americans 'have to learn' or they 'will go back to it again' Donald Trump has said that black people who want statues of slave owners and Confederate figures removing should 'learn from the history', adding that if they did not they would risk 'going to go back to it sometime'."
-60% "It's okay.'"
-62% "Trump said that he had been upset about questioning of George Washington's legacy."
-75% "'Here is the other problem that I have -- a lot of these people don't even know what they are taking down,' he said."

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99% : Some of the sculptures and some of this work is some of the great -- you can go to France, you can go anywhere in the world and you will never see more magnificent work. '
94% : Donald Trump on Sunday evening discussed statues of slave holders and Confederate leaders 'We have a heritage, we have a history and we should learn from the history, and if you don't understand your history, you will go back to it again.
93% : 'You have to understand history, and our culture, and so many other aspects,' he said.
91% : He added: 'But you don't want to take away our heritage and history and the beauty, in many cases, the beauty, the artistic beauty. '
90% : You will go right back to it.
83% : 'My message is that we have a great country, we have the greatest country on Earth,' he replied.
80% : but it's a factor.'
77% : With calls once again mounting to remove statues of Confederate figures, and questions being asked about a range of memorials, Trump was asked on Sunday night in a Fox News interview how he felt.
76% : Protesters on Monday evening attempted to topple the statue of Andrew Jackson Confederate States President Jefferson Davis lies on the street after protesters pulled his statue down in Richmond, Virginia, on June 10 A statue of Christopher Columbus is in the water at Byrd Park in Richmond on June 9
72% : In particular, he was asked what his message was to black Americans contemplating statues of the slave-owning founders of the country.
72% : so what is that all about?'
72% : On Friday he signed an executive order protecting the statues, and on Saturday he tweeted 15 'wanted' posters for those involved in efforts last week to topple Andrew Jackson's bronze likeness outside the White House.
70% : People won't know about it.
70% : He said he was open to the idea of erecting new statues 'to great people; people that have done something.'
69% : And that's a factor.
69% : It's not the biggest factor
68% : They're going to forget about it.
67% : He remains a personal hero of Trump's.
66% : 'Think of it, you take away that whole era
65% : and you're going to go back to it sometime.
65% : Trump told Brian Kilmeade that the U.S. has 'a great history' that should not be forgotten He said that some people want to take down Lincoln, Jefferson and Ulysses S. Grant.
54% : 'You have to learn.
47% : Jackson, the seventh president, was a populist outsider and oversaw the removal of Native Americans from their ancestral lands to new territory west of the Mississippi.
46% : Trump has made protecting statues a high-profile policy priority, repeatedly tweeting his anger at attempts to remove the monuments.
41% : He continued that black Americans 'have to learn' or they 'will go back to it again' Donald Trump has said that black people who want statues of slave owners and Confederate figures removing should 'learn from the history', adding that if they did not they would risk 'going to go back to it sometime'.
40% : It's okay.'
38% : Trump said that he had been upset about questioning of George Washington's legacy.
35% : 'But you can't take down George Washington.'
33% : 'I see what's happening on television, and they are ripping down things they have no idea what they are ripping down, but they started off with the Confederates and now go to Ulysses
25% : 'Here is the other problem that I have -- a lot of these people don't even know what they are taking down,' he said.

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