Alexander Statement on the Confederate Flag

Posted on June 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 22 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on whether the Confederate flag should be flown in front of the South Carolina statehouse:

“It is up to the people of South Carolina, but I hope they remove a flag that many see as a symbol of racial intolerance. The flag to fly is the American flag because it is a symbol that this is one country and we are all Americans.”

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