Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) has proposed an amendment that would reverse Warren's amendment. "The (defense bill) will pass, and we will scrub from our military bases the names of men who fought for the Confederacy and took up arms against our country".
In a statement, White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere said Trump did not hear the use of the slogan. "Respect our Military!" she read.
Earlier this month, he tweeted that the "Monumental and very Powerful Bases have become a part of a Great American Heritage, and a history of Winning, Victory, and Freedom".
"Are you endorsing that, Mr President?" It's home to 10s of thousands of courageous American soldiers. "That's what we as alumni of George W. Bush did, and we think Joe Biden will deliver that as well", he said.
A sign shows Fort Bragg information in Fayettville, N.C., on May 13, 2004. Rob Portman said he is "OK" with renaming Army bases named for Confederate generals "through the normal process". These bases were not named in the years following the Civil War. No.
The phrase "white power" is considered synonymous with a call for white supremacism.
The Confederate legacy has always been a source of controversy, but the debate escalated in recent weeks after unarmed black man George Floyd died at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "It is also about ending systemic racism".
Late Tuesday night, Trump expressed his frustration with a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act that would change the names of 10 Confederate-named military bases and purge Confederate images and symbols from the nation's defense facilities within three years.
The amendment, authored by Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., an Iraq War veteran, bans displays of the Confederate battle flag at all Defense Department locations including conference rooms, open bay barracks, and living quarters.
"But obviously neither the president, his administration nor I would do anything to be supportive of white supremacy or anything that would support discrimination of any kind", Mr Azar said.
In a Wednesday interview with OH reporters, Democratic U.S. Sen.
Trump appeared to have deleted the offending tweet by late morning. It has bipartisan support.
"I dare President Trump to veto the bill over Confederate-base naming", Schumer told reporters during a news conference.