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Clyburn knocks activists who took down Ulysses S. Grant statue: 'No one was more anti-slavery'


No. 3 House Democrat says protests should focus on those who 'led insurrections against this country and fought to keep people enslaved'

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House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., told "The Story" Tuesday that activists calling for the removal of statues across the country have gone a step too far by targeting depictions of George Washington and Ulysses S. Grant.

"I have no idea what they know or do not know," Clyburn told host Martha MacCallum. "I know what I know ... and I do know that no one was more anti-slavery than Ulysses S. Grant. Yet, I saw the ...


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