Fox Information contributor Jason Chaffetz on Monday known as out the Mount Rushmore monument critics who failed to say that Democrats like Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have visited the location beforehand.
“The truth is, Bernie Sanders stated that Mount Rushmore was America at its finest,” Chaffetz informed “America’s Newsroom.”
Chaffetz stated the accusations that Mount Rushmore symbolized white supremacy had by no means been introduced up when the location was visited by Democrats.
“Then out of the blue Donald Trump comes up and offers a patriotic speech in probably the most vital monuments in our nation and all of the Democrats can speak about is how it’s supposedly one thing about white supremacy,” Chaffetz stated.
Trump on Saturday vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies inside – leftists, looters, agitators, he stated – in a Fourth of July speech full of all of the combativeness of his political rallies.
“We at the moment are within the technique of defeating the novel left, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters and the individuals who, in lots of cases, have completely no clue what they’re doing,” he stated. “We’ll by no means enable an offended mob to tear down our statues, erase our historical past, indoctrinate our youngsters.”
He added: “And we are going to defend, defend and protect (the) American lifestyle, which started in 1492 when Columbus found America.”
Chaffetz, a former Utah Republican congressman, stated Trump being “pro-law enforcement” and “pro-red, white and blue” is the proper message. Chaffetz added that the accusations that historic monuments must be reviewed for elimination is “basically improper.”
“They didn’t take heed to what the president was saying. I feel he resonated with the American folks and I feel Donald Trump standing on the facet of freedom and patriotism will win this election.”