A look at the issue of removing Confederate statues across the United States. Clips from President Trump and the mayor of Lexington, KY discussing the issue were included.
Reflecting on the recent removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu talks about the reasons behind the removal and what it means for his city and the country. "There is a deep cut that goes to the heart of our nation," he says of the need to tackle the issue of race in America. "Too often we are a block away from each other, but a world apart."
Elana Schor spoke by phone spoke about her story for Politico on Confederate statues in the U.S. Capitol.
President Trump responded to questions from reporters on the Charlottesville protests saying, "I do think there is blame on both sides."