President Trump Gives Tribute to America From Mount Rushmore on the Eve of Independence Day

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Posted: Jul 04, 2020 12:10 AM
President Trump Gives Tribute to America From Mount Rushmore on the Eve of Independence Day

Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

President Trump held an event ahead of the commemoration of Independence Day at Mount Rushmore. The president’s address came on the heels of a growing movement to erase America’s history and tear down years-old monuments, even those that represent the best of our nation. 

"Our nation is witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values and indoctrinate our children,” President Trump said.

Standing in the shadow of Mount Rushmore, as far-left protesters seek to deface iconic historic monuments, the president promised that it would never be defiled:

The president pleaded with Americans to “speak up loudly” in the face of growing violence, and a movement that seeks to rid the nation of its history:

On the eve of the 244th anniversary of Independence Day, President Trump vowed that our nation will not be “tyrannized,” “demeaned,” or “intimidated:”

Watch the president’s full remarks here: