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Tapper: Confederate Statues in Congress Are 'Tributes to Traitors,' Honors 'Political Violence'

CNN anchor Jake Tapper {stated|mentioned} Sunday on his {display} “{Condition} of the Union” that the statues of Confederate leaders in Congress {are usually} “tributes to {investors}” that honor political violence {just like the} events of January 6, 2021.

Tapper said, {thursday night “On,} the one-{12 months|yr|season|calendar year} anniversary of the {assault|strike} on the U.S. Capitol, {CNN hosted {a meeting} at the Capitol {to speak about} that horrible day.|{Day time|Time} cnn hosted {a meeting} at the Capitol {to speak about} that horrible.}”

He continued, {“Thursday {night time|evening} in Statuary Hall,|{night time|evening} in Statuary Hall “{Thurs},} {I possibly could} not stop {considering} this statue, donated in 1931 by {hawaii} of Mississippi – it’s a statue of Jefferson Davis, {the elected president of the Confederacy.} {And there’s {furthermore} this statue,|And there’s this statue also,} {donated in 1927 by {hawaii} of Georgia,|donated in 1927 by the {constant state} of Georgia,} Alexander Stephens, the vice president of the Confederacy. Two leaders of the fight for states {to really have the} legal rights {to possess} and enslave black Americans. Two individuals who committed treason, honored {at this time} as this nation honors so {a lot of} its traitors who fought for that disgusting cause. {We literally have {armed service} bases {at this time} named after {dropping|shedding} generals who fought for {the incorrect},|We literally have {armed service} bases {best} named after {dropping|shedding} generals who fought for {the incorrect} now,} immoral, losing side. {Thursday night so,} {when i} sat in Statuary Hall, {considering} {both of these} tributes to traitors, {I {considered} this since {final} January 6,|January 6 i {considered} this since last,} {this is simply not} who {we have been}. Actually, the advocacy of political violence {to accomplish|to attain} a warped ends that treasonously betray the ideals {of the} country democracy, {equality {that’s} sadly who {some people} are.|equality {that’s} who {some people} are sadly.}”

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