President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard” America’s values in a speech to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Mr Trump watched paratroopers float to the ground in a tribute to America as he hit out at those who “slander” him and disrespect the country’s past.
“We will never allow an angry mob to tear down our statues, erase our history, indoctrinate our children,” he said.
“And we will defend, protect and preserve the American way of life, which began in 1492 when Columbus discovered America.”
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