Damaging monuments now punishable, President signs order

5 months ago 21
google news

NEW YORK:

President Trump

has signed an executive order to prosecute those who damage

national monuments

, making it a

punishable offence

with up to 10 years in jail amid fresh debate over the nation’s racist beginnings.
Meanwhile,

the White House

said Trump was “incredibly grateful” for the “widespread support” he has got from Indians and Indian-Americans. Deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews was responding to a question on a survey suggesting that over 50% of Indian-Americans are switching over to him in the presidential polls.

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