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Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:41 AM

Removal of flag honoring veterans from White House sparks anger

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-veterans-idUSKBN2621DT

SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 6:24 AM
UPDATED 3 HOURS AGO

Removal of flag honoring veterans from White House sparks anger

By Alexandra Alper, Idrees Ali

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A decision by the Trump administration earlier this year to move the flag honoring missing war veterans from a prominent position atop the White House to a less visible spot on the South Lawn has angered some veterans and lawmakers, who see it as disrespectful and potentially illegal.

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:46 AM

1. Meh. The Commander in Chief doesn't want to be reminded of all those suckers & losers day in

and day out. What do you expect?

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Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:58 PM

2. His timing as always is abysmal...

That said I always felt making that flag secondary only to the US flag was BS. I have only to look who displays it (other than governments) to find someone I wouldn't normally associate with...

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