Trump vows to restore name ‘Mt. McKinley’ if elected

Trump vows to restore name ‘Mt. McKinley’ if elected
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Donald Trump promised Monday that he would return the name of North America’s largest mountain to Mount McKinley, undoing President Obama’s decision to call it Denali.

Trump, who is running for president, tweeted late Monday that Obama’s act was a “great insult to Ohio.” …

Trump was not the first 2016 contender to come out against Obama’s action.

On a campaign stop in Columbus Monday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said there was no reason to remove McKinley’s name.

“You just don’t go and do something like that,” Kasich said, according to The Associated Press. “In Ohio, we felt it was appropriate. A guy saw that mountain when he was one of the first up there … named it after the president. No reason to change it.”

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