Thu Jun 25, 2020 AT 10:16 AM EDT
President Donald Trump in a late-night tweet said it is sad to see states allowing “wise guys, anarchists & looters” to topple statues and monuments during protests.
The president stood his ground in opposing efforts by protesters to remove or vandalize public statues and monuments of controversial historical figures, saying it’s “important” for people to “learn from them.”
“Very sad to see States allowing roving gangs of wise guys, anarchists & looters, many of them having no idea what they are doing, indiscriminately ripping down our statues and monuments to the past,” he tweeted late Wednesday. Read Full Story