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.
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.”
Trump has criticized such protesters, including in his speech at the “Salute to America” where he called out the “radical left.”
“We are now in the process of defeating the radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters, and people who in many instances have absolutely no clue what they are doing,” he said in his address.
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