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Karl Rove, Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush and author of "The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters", spoke with Brian Kilmeade about activists in the California town of Arcata, who told the Los Angeles Times they want the statue of McKinley taken down because the former President of the United States was a proponent of "settler colonialism" that "savaged, raped and killed" American Indians. Rove said former President McKinley was a committed abolitionist who fought for equality and the first presidential candidate, republican or democrat, to speak to an all African American audience seeking their support for president. Rove believes people need to look at history in its totality and judge people by the times they lived in and not by today's standards. He went on to say if we don't then let's take down statues of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, FDR and JFK.

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