COLUMBIA, SC - JANUARY 21:  A Confederate flag that's part of a Civil War memorial on the grounds of the South Carolina State House flies over a Martin Luther King  Day rally January 21, 2008 in Columbia, South Carolina.  All three major Democratic candidates for President spoke to a large crowd on the state house grounds.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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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.

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.

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He will call for the flag to come down and be put in a museum.

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Graham has been quietly urging his fellow elected representatives inside South Carolina over the past few days to make this move.