Trump: Independent Day Memorial Must not be Cancelled
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Delivering a message of patriotism on the eve of the July 4 holiday, former President Donald Trump vowed "it will not be canceled," and American founders and patriots "will never be purged from history or canceled from our hearts."
"Tomorrow we will celebrate 245 years of glorious American Independence: It will not be canceled, by the way," Trump told his Save America rally Saturday night in Sarasota, Florida, which aired live on Newsmax. "And we will teach young people across the country that George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock will forever be American heroes."
Trump denounced cancel culture and anti-American sentiment coming from activist groups seeking to destroy American historical symbols and statues.
"People want to take their names off buildings," Trump continued. "Can you believe it? They took names of buildings like George Washington. And I told you this is where they're coming from.
"We're not going to let that happen. They will never be purged from history or canceled from our hearts."
"If Biden and the radical Democrats get their way, you can kiss your suburbs, tour fourth of July, your barbecue, and you can kiss the American dream goodbye," Trump said later.
Trump added a vow to continue the tradition of the July 4 holiday, as the Biden administration blocked a fireworks display over Mount Rushmore in South Dakota that GOP Gov. Kristi Noem fought to deliver as her state did last year with Trump as president.
"The mission for all of us here tonight is to preserve the legacy of July 4, 1776, and