On Wednesday, President Trump came out strongly against the idea of renaming U.S. military bases that are named after Confederate generals.  This issue has come to the forefront amid the nationwide protest over police brutality and racial injustice.

In a series of tweets on Wednesday afternoon, Trump called the bases named after Confederate soldiers “Hallowed Grounds” that helped train soldiers to win two world wars.  He said his administration “will not even consider the renaming of these magnificent and fabled military installations.”

“These monumental and very powerful bases have become part of a great American heritage, and a history of winning, victory, and freedom,” Trump tweeted.  “Our history as the greatest nation in the world will not be tampered with, respect our military!”

Even though just two days ago U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said he is open to the idea; it is apparent President Trump is not.  At least 10 Army installations are named after Confederate military commanders, including Fort Hood in Texas, Fort Benning in Georgia and Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

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