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President Trump to push for Juneteenth to become national holiday: report

Added 09-25-20 08:29:02am EST - “President Trump will reportedly push toward the creation of a federal holiday for Juneteenth.?” - Foxnews.com

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Ja'Ron Smith, a top administration adviser, told McClatchy DC on Thursday that the president had reversed his stance after previously declining to endorse a legislative effort earlier this year.

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“The president listened to a lot of different stakeholders who have championed it being very important in the community,“ Smith said.

The president is set to give a speech in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday that Smith said would provide new details on the president's agenda for Black America.

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