Trump revisits Pledge of Allegiance controversy: People are ‘sick and tired’ of ‘stupidity and disloyalty’

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President Trump on Thursday returned to the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in a Minnesota city, saying the practice is “under siege.”

“The Pledge of Allegiance to our great Country, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, is under siege,” the president tweeted.

“That is why I am going to win the Great State of Minnesota in the 2020 Election. People are sick and tired of this stupidity and disloyalty to our wonderful USA!”

A group of protesters gathered outside the City Council building in St. Paul, Minn., on Monday to demand the Pledge of Allegiance be restored as a requirement at council meetings, the Pioneer Press in St. Paul reported.

{mosads}The session they protested was meant to readdress the council’s unanimous decision to drop the pledge requirement from meetings.

Trump in a tweet earlier this week called the protestors “patriots.”

“Outrage is growing in the Great State of Minnesota where our Patriots are now having to fight for the right to say the Pledge of Allegiance,” the president tweeted on Tuesday. “I will be fighting with you!”

The Pioneer Press noted that Anne Mavity, a St. Louis Park council member, said roughly half of Minnesota’s cities, including Minneapolis, do not recite the pledge before meetings.
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