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Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trump's July Fourth address

Added 07-04-20 09:57:02pm EST - “Far-left? protesters burned an American flag near the White House on Saturday, chanting "America was never great," just moments after President Trump finished delivering a speech at the "Salute to America" Independence Day celebration.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trump's July Fourth address”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Far-left protesters burned an American flag near the White House on Saturday, chanting "America was never great," just moments after President TrumpDonald John Trump Trump responds to calls to tear down monuments with creation of 'National Garden' of statues Trump: Children are taught in school to 'hate their own country' Trump accuses those tearing down statues of wanting to 'overthrow the American Revolution' MORE finished delivering a speech at the "Salute to America" Independence Day celebration. 

Video shows the flag being burned in Black Lives Matter Plaza, just outside the White House. Activists can be heard chanting: "One, two, three, four, slavery, genocide and war. Five, six, seven, eight, America was never great."

“Refuse Fascism” Protesters Outside White House For #FlagBurningChallenge https://t.co/vEwxzoOKVx

After arguments with protesters who disagreed with their action, RevCom have managed to get a larger flag burning outside the gated Lafayette Square to chants of “slavery, genocide and war—America was never great.” Within seconds, it’s reduced to ash. pic.twitter.com/r7VItDanpw

Demonstrators appeared to be with Refuse Fascism as well as the Revolutionary Communist Party, two groups that have frequently protested the Trump administration. Refuse Fascism held protests in cities across the U.S. on July Fourth, posting on its website that it also created and then tore down a "statue" of Trump himself outside of Trump Tower in New York. 

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