Trump spoke this morning to a room of about 200 people in downtown Jackson at the opening of the Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History.
“The emotion that comes over you in waves as you see the past… struggle…conflict. I am so very proud today that the President of the United States of America was here, to see and witness…” says Governor Phil Bryant, as he introduces the President.
“I do love Mississippi,” were President’s Trump’s first words, as he hit the stage. Trump was very calm in his speech, touching on the past and thanking the people whos hard work made these museums happen.
Trump recognized the Governor, Ben Carson, his wife Candy, Justice Ruben Anderson, James Meredith, Myrlie Evers and Charles Evers. Mentioned that he just met Charles Evers at the airport and that he liked him “very, very much.”
He continued, “We are here today to celebrate the opening of two really extraordinary museums…These Museums are a labor of love, love for your nation, love for God-given dignity written into every human soul, these buildings in body the hope that has lived in the hearts of every American for generations, the hope in a future that is more just and more free.
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