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.
Lindsey Graham on Charleston shooter: ‘It’s him … not the flag’
He will call for the flag to come down and be put in a museum.
Nikki Haley calls for removal of Confederate flag from capitol grounds
Graham has been quietly urging his fellow elected representatives inside South Carolina over the past few days to make this move.