Maybe they will stop with George Washington. But everyone short of that, especially Thomas Jefferson, will be fair game unless people get tough now.
These kinds of acts work well for President Trump, because he can easily demonstrate that he is trying to combat lawlessness and the threat to undermine our country’s values and heroes while Joe Biden tries to string together sentences in his basement.
We are tracking down the two Anarchists who threw paint on the magnificent George Washington Statue in Manhattan. We have them on tape. They will be prosecuted and face 10 years in Prison based on the Monuments and Statues Act. Turn yourselves in now!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 30, 2020
Here’s what happened.