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    Friday at a round table discussion with Black community leaders at Creative Visions in Des Moines, IA, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, said she supported renaming military bases that honor Confederate generals even though Republican voter’s in her home state are giving her “crap.” Ernst discussed her support for Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) amendment in the Defense Authorization Bill that would require the renaming all military bases honoring the Confederacy. President Donald Trump threatened to...
    Iowa Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstLincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who protect Trump in new ad The Hills Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Trump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge MORE (R) acknowledged on Friday that she has received pushback from members of her own party for supporting a provision in a defense bill that would change the names of military bases named after Confederate figures. “I’ve been getting heck from my own party....
    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginias James Madison University is renaming three buildings that bear the names of Confederate leaders. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that university’s board of visitors voted to change the names of three halls following requests by students, alumni and campus organizations. The school in Harrisonburg has removed signs for the buildings on the quad and assigned temporary names. The history of the buildings and their names will be displayed inside and online. One of the buildings is...
    Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley wont attend GOP convention amid coronavirus uptick Meadows teases Trump action on immigration, China, prescription drugs Trump second-term plans remain a mystery to GOP MORE (R-Iowa) is warning that Congress would likely override President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNNs Anderson Cooper: Trumps Bubba Wallace tweet was racist, just plain and simple Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill...
    Department of Defense officials are said to be drafting a policy that would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Pentagon work environments. The report comes after President Donald Trump vowed to oppose renaming the military bases honoring Confederate figures. The Associated Press reported: If approved, the draft Pentagon policy would bring the other military services in line with the Marine Corps, which banned Confederate displays on its bases in early June. Other military services had been poised to make similar decisions, but they were...
    Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstSunday shows preview: Lawmakers to address alarming spike in coronavirus cases Republicans fear backlash over Trumps threatened veto on Confederate names Senate Republicans defend Trumps response on Russian bounties MORE (R-Iowa) said on Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpProtesters tear down statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore Independence Day star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a freedom mask in July 4 PSA Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trumps July Fourth address MORE...
    His followers have known them as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. But the name may come to an end. Amid new pressures stemming from a national movement to correct racial grievances, the Indians announced Friday night that they will review the name they have used for 105 years and which has long been controversial. “We are committed to having a positive impact on our community and taking responsibility for the advancement of justice and social equality,” the club reported...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Gov. Jared Polis signed an Executive Order on Thursday that will create the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board. The board will evaluate proposals on name changes on controversial places and geographical locations, new names, and make recommendations to the governor regarding those changes. (credit: CBS) Currently there is a campaign to change Colorado’s fifth highest peak: Mount Evans. In 1884, U.S. Army Colonel John Chivington and the 3rd Colorado Cavalry attacked and destroyed a village of Cheyenne and Arapaho...
    The House Armed Services Committee this week voted to pass a 2021 defense authorization bill that would require the Pentagon to strip Confederate names from military bases and other property within a year — setting the bill up for a fight in the Senate and with the White House. The amendment responsible for the language was sponsored by Reps. Anthony Brown (D-MD) and Don Bacon (R-NE), and was adopted on party lines, with Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI) being the only...
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    Washington — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged President Trump to reconsider his vow to veto the annual defense policy bill over a provision that calls on the Defense Department to change the names of military assets and installations named for Confederate officers. I hope the president will reconsider vetoing the entire defense bill, which includes pay raises for our troops, over a provision in there that could lead to changing the names of some of these military bases, McConnell,...
    Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) proposal to remove an amendment to rename military bases named after Confederate generals gained steam on Wednesday. Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) announced on Wednesday that they will cosponsor Hawley’s amendment to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to remove the congressional mandate that military bases named after Confederate generals be renamed. Hawley’s proposed amendment would instead create a one-year...
    This 23-year-old Texas woman took precautions and still got the coronavirus Taco Bell customers complain after app crashes during free chalupa box giveaway Nichols family supports renaming of J.C. Nichols Fountain and Parkway on the Country Club Plaza The Nichols family, along with the Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation, announced Tuesday they are supporting the renaming of the J.C. Nichols Fountain and Parkway on the Country Club Plaza. There has been a renewed push to rename the fountain – a...
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    President Donald Trump threatened late Tuesday night to veto the National Defense Authorization Act should it include an amendment to rename military bases and assets named after Confederate generals and soldiers. The president made the announcement on Twitter just before midnight, saying, I will Veto the Defense Authorization Bill if the Elizabeth Pocahontas Warren (of all people!) Amendment, which will lead to the renaming (plus other bad things!) of Fort Bragg, Fort Robert E. Lee, and many other Military...
    Meaghan Ellis July 1, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump is vowing to veto the $740 billion Defense Authorization bill if it includes an amendment by Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) calling for the renaming of military bases honoring the Confederacy.  In a series of tweets shared on Tuesday night, Trump doubled down on his disapproval of removing commemorative assets honoring the Confederacy. The president also tweeted a racially-charged message targetting Warren and her amendment. He tweeted, “I will Veto...
    President Donald Trump threatened to veto the upcoming defense spending bill if it includes a provision that would require the government to rename bases that honor Confederate generals. Trump issued his threat regarding the amendment from Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on social media late Tuesday night. I will Veto the Defense Authorization Bill if the Elizabeth Pocahontas Warren (of all people!) Amendment, which will lead to the renaming (plus other bad things!) of Fort Bragg, Fort Robert E....
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpUtah Lieutenant Gov. Cox leads Huntsman in close governors race Trump tweets we all miss Ailes after swiping at Fox Former NFL player Burgess Owens wins Utah GOP primary MORE late Tuesday night signaled that he would veto the National Defense Authorization Act if it includes an amendment that would change the names of U.S. military bases that honor Confederate generals and soldiers.I will Veto the Defense Authorization Bill if the Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren  (of all people!) Amendment, which...
    President Trump late Tuesday night threatened to veto the must-pass bill to fund the military for the 2021 fiscal year if it includes an amendment introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., aimed at renaming military assets named after Confederate leaders and generals. Warren on Tuesday gave a floor speech on the matter, and the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier this month approved the measures inclusion in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Senate on Tuesday voted 89-4 on a...
    U.S. President Donald Trump says he will veto an annual bill appropriating money for the Defense Department if the measure includes a requirement for renaming U.S. military installations that honor the Confederate States of America.  His latest rejection of the move came in a late Tuesday tweet in which he repeated his frequent slur against Senator Elizabeth Warren.  “I will Veto the Defense Authorization Bill if the Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren (of all people!) Amendment, which will lead to the renaming (plus other...
    President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that he would veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) if it included an amendment to rename ten U.S. Army bases that had been named for Confederate generals. The renaming amendment was authored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and passed the Republican-controlled Senate Armed Services Committee on a voice vote. Trump had previously said he would veto the bill if it renamed the bases. On Tuesday night, he tweeted: “I will Veto the Defense Authorization...
    Two California Democrats in Orange County who called for the John Wayne Airport to be renamed are speaking out after the late American icon’s son, Ethan Wayne, came to his defense on Monday. Fred Smoller and Dr. Michael Moodian are two of the three politicians in Orange County, Calif., whose names are listed on the resolution that calls for John Wayne’s name and likenesses to be removed from the airport over his past “racist and bigoted statements” decades ago. In a...
    It was just two weeks ago that demands were growing to change the name of Stapleton, the neighborhood named after Denvers first airport, which was named after Mayor Ben Stapleton, a leading member of the Ku Klux Klan first elected to head City Hall in 1923 with the KKKs help. Delegates to the Master Community Association of Stapleton concurred that the name must be changed, and that process is now under way. But what, exactly, should the name be changed to?...
            by Jeffrey Lord  You might call it being hoist on your own petard. The move is on, as is known, to change the names of American military bases that are named for Confederate generals. The New York Times, among many others on the Left, was furious. The Times headline: Trump Rejects Renaming Military Bases Named After Confederate Generals By dismissing an idea under consideration by the Pentagon, the president positioned himself firmly against the movement to remove racist symbols...
    ORANGE (CBSLA) — Orange County Democrats are calling on the OC Board of Supervisors to change the name of John Wayne Airport, citing the late Hollywood star’s “white supremacist, anti-LGBT, and anti-Indigenous views.” (Credit: Getty Images) The resolution, issued on Friday, also calls for the airport’s original name, Orange County Airport, to be reinstated. OC Democrats referred to Wayne’s famous 1971 interview with Playboy Magazine. In that interview, Wayne said, “I believe in white supremacy until the blacks are educated to...