South Carolina GOP lawmakers introduce bill to name highway interchange after Trump

South Carolina GOP lawmakers introduce bill to name highway interchange after Trump
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Two state representatives from South Carolina have introduced legislation that seeks to have the interchange located at the intersection of Interstate highways 85 and 385 named after President TrumpDonald John TrumpMichael Flynn transcripts reveal plenty except crime or collusion 50 people arrested in Minneapolis as hundreds more National Guard troops deployed Missouri state lawmaker sparks backlash by tweeting 'looters deserve to be shot' MORE.

The resolution, also known as H 5009, was filed by state Reps. Stewart Jones (R) and Jonathon Hill (R) late last month. If passed, the legislation asks that the state’s Department of Transportation rename the interchange the "President Donald J. Trump Interchange.”

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It also asks that the department “erect appropriate signs or markers at this location containing these words.”

In the resolution, the lawmakers heap praise on Trump, who they wrote “fights tirelessly to restore our American values and defeat the radical left.”

“President Trump has kept his promises to improve the economy, build the wall, defund Planned Parenthood, cut ISIS off at the head, and stop endless wars,” the legislation continues, adding: “President Trump is under constant attack by anti-American politicians and the fake news media.” 

The resolution also goes on to state that Trump “has the full support of countless South Carolinians and deserves to be honored.” 

The measure, which was introduced on Jan. 22, has been referred to the state House’s Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions. If it makes past the state House and state Senate, where Republicans hold the majorities, the resolution states that a copy of the measure will "be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.”

Several months back, two state senators from Oklahoma introduced similar legislation seeking rename part of the Route 66 highway after Trump.