Trump Celebrates Robert E. Lee While Calling For African-Americans To “Honor Us”

During an Ohio rally on Friday, President Donald Trump at the same time praised Confederate general Robert E. Lee and called for African-American voters to support him and the GOP.

Speaking for an hour before a crowd of 4,000, Trump praised the Confederate general’s leadership and fighting skill, calling him a “great general” and a “true, great fighter.”

Shortly after, Trump spoke about African-American unemployment statistics, and told minority voters to “honor us,” and to “get away from the Democrats.”

“Think of it: we have the best numbers in history… I think we’re going to get the African-American vote. And it’s true,” he told his gathered supporters.

After singing Lee’s praises, Trump began speaking about Lee’s main adversaries,…

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