(CNN)South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham will call Monday for the removal of the confederate flag from state grounds, a source familiar with the decision told CNN.
First on CNN: Lindsey Graham to call for Confederate flag to come down
Graham, a 2016 presidential candidate, will make his announcement during a press conference with South Carolina's Republican governor, Nikki Haley, at 4 p.m. Monday.
He will call for the flag to come down and be put in a museum.
Graham has been quietly urging his fellow elected representatives inside South Carolina over the past few days to make this move.