"The tragic events in Charlottesville accelerated my statement that I was going to do next week", — the politician wrote. According to grey, 15 August he plans to ask the city Council to authorize the demolition of the monuments to the confederates during the Civil war.
It clarifies Associated Press, there are two monuments to generals John hunt Morgan and John Cabello to Breckinridge.
Previously, due to the demolition of the monument in Charlottesville (Virginia), clashes of nationalists. Far-right staged a protest over government plans to remove from emancipation Park monument to General of the army of the Confederacy during the Civil war, Robert E. Lee. The first clashes between protesters and their opponents began on Friday, August 11, as a result, local authorities imposed a state of emergency.