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Trump announced a 'National Garden' to honor 'American heroes' after railing against removing Confederate symbols

Posted On: 4 Jul 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Trump announced a 'National Garden' to honor 'American heroes' after railing against removing Confederate symbols

President Donald Trump announced the construction of a "National Garden of American Heroes" to honor iconic figures through history.
The president announced the executive order for the garden while railing against protesters who have in recent weeks pushed for cities and institutions across the US to topple monuments to Confederate figures.
The executive order on the development listed at least 31 Americans who will be memorialized in a series of statues, none of which "will have lived perfect lives, but all will be worth honoring, remembering, and studying," the order said.
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President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his administration will create a "National Garden of American Heroes" to honor iconic Americans through history as the US grapples with removing and renaming Confederate monuments and symbols across the country.
During his remarks at the base of South Dakota's Mount Rushmore ahead of Independence Day, Trump railed against what he called...

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