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Protesters attempt to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson and Trump threatens “ten years in prison”

June 23, 2020

Protesters attempted to tear down a statue of former US President Andrew Jackson near the White House this Monday, and current President Donald Trump has threatened them with “ten years in prison”.

In addition, several hundred demonstrators have attempted to occupy Lafayette Park opposite the White House to create a so-called “Black House Autonomous Zone”, similar to the “Capital Hill Autonomous Zone” in Seattle. For example, demonstrators in the Church of San Juan painted “BHAZ,” the acronym for “Black House Autonomous Zone,” reports CNN.

In this context, Trump has described the actions of the protesters in Washington via his Twitter account as “shameful vandalism”.

Protesters attempt to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson and Trump threatens “ten years in prison”Protesters attempt to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson and Trump threatens “ten years in prison”

“Many people have been arrested in Washington for the shameful vandalism in Lafayette Park, the splendid statue of Andrew Jackson and the external disfigurement of the Church of San Juan,” said the President, before pointing out that these actions would result in “ten years.” could be jailed under the Veterans Monuments Preservation Act. “” Watch out! “Trump urged.