Trump: Tubman ‘fantastic,’ but not on the $20

Trump: Tubman ‘fantastic,’ but not on the $20

[Ed. – Somebody needs to tell The Donald Harriet Tubman is the new poster-woman for Empowered Carry.]

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that abolitionist Harriet Tubman is “fantastic” but she shouldn’t replace former President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill.

He cited “pure political correctness” for the Treasury Department’s decision to feature the African-American abolitionist — who was born into slavery and led the Underground Railroad — instead of the nation’s seventh president, a slave owner. …

“Well Andrew Jackson had a great history and I think it’s very rough when you take somebody off the bill,” Trump said. “Andrew Jackson had a history of tremendous success for the country.”

He suggested that “maybe we do the $2 bill” or something else for Tubman.

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