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Trump called his version of the list of the greatest Americans

The US President Donald trump called his version of the list of the greatest Americans, it included the founding fathers of the United States, war heroes, fighters for the rights of African Americans and even the heroes of folklore.

Speaking at the US independence Day on the lawn in front of the White house, trump recalled his announced prior to the decision to create a Committee to perpetuate the memory of great Americans.

Damaged statue of Jackson in Washington have charged

Four protesters in Washington, D.C., that damaged the statue of seventh US President Andrew Jackson, charged with destruction of Federal property, the press release published on the website of the Ministry of justice.

"The Agency strictly adheres to its obligation to defend the sacred right of citizens to peaceful protests, which gives the First amendment, however, these charges should serve as a warning to those who make choice in favor of desecration of the statues and monuments that adorn the capital of our country: your aggressive behavior and criminal acts will not go unpunished" - presented in a release quotes the acting Prosecutor of the district of Columbia Michael Sherwin.

Trump explained the cancellation of Golf-club

The President of the United States Donald trump explained the cancellation of the trip on the weekend to your Golf club with the desire to ensure the safety of Washington, he wrote Saturday on Twitter.

Earlier media reports drew attention to the change in the schedule of the President, where the day disappeared on a trip to Bedminster, where trump's Golf club. Many have attributed this to the fact that in several States, including new Jersey, in the last days, an increasing number of infections with coronavirus.

In Charleston dismantled the monument to the theorist of slavery see Calhoun

A monument to the former Vice-President of the United States and ideologue of the slave policy John see Calhoun dismantled in Charleston, South Carolina, reports CNN.

As reported, the work on dismantling of the monument erected in the Central square of the city, began on Wednesday and lasted most of the day.

Trump plans to sign a decree on the protection of monuments until the end of the week

The US President Donald trump has promised to sign before the end of this week, the Executive decree on the protection of monuments, he stated at a press conference in Washington after talks with the President of Poland.

"We already have a law on the protection of monuments ... but I think we should gather all the various aspects together in one very strong decree, I think he will be ready by the end of the week," said trump.

In Washington, the protests escalated into riots

Protests in Washington, D.C., turned into Monday in the riots, when police ousted attempted to tear down the statue of seventh US President Andrew Jackson of the demonstrators from the square in Lafayette, reports NBC News.

Protesters knocked down a temporary fence around the statue, some climbed up on it to tie the rope. A crowd of people surrounding the statue, shouted: "Andrew Jackson must go!".