Neil Young Rips Trump for Using His Music at Mount Rushmore Event


Following protests and the arrest of Native Americans, Trump took to the podium for the Independence Day event and used Young's songs Rockin' in the Free World and Like a Hurricane.

In a video shared with Reuters, several white vans blocked the road and protesters criticized Trump's visit for increasing the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus and for celebrating USA independence in an area that is sacred to them.

On the eve of Independence Day, the Republican leader will speak in the shadow of 4 notable predecessors: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, whose likenesses are carved into a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills.

Trump Jr. tested negative, according to the report, and the couple has not been in contact with the commander in chief. "This left-wing cultural revolution is created to overthrow the American Revolution", the US President said, framing the ongoing unrest in America as a political, cultural, and ideological battle.

"He's not [wrong]. and the illiberal woke brigade have once again given Trump a powerful electoral weapon just when he desperately needed one", Morgan shared his take, referring to the recent BLM protests against racial injustice that have not infrequently devolved into arsons, the defacing of monuments deemed to be related to slave ownership, and other forms of social unrest.

The confrontation unfolded hours before Trump's planned fiery Fourth of July speech at the national monument including denunciations of protesters he says are trying to "tear down" the nation's history.

U.S. President Donald Trump has a vision for his second term, if he wins one, of establishing a "National Garden of American Heroes" that will pay tribute to some of the most prominent figures in U.S. history, a collection of "the greatest Americans to ever live".

Regardless of a increase in coronavirus conditions throughout the United States, lots of attendees found at the White House's celebration had been not training social distancing or wearing masks ahead of the President's remarks, CNN noticed. He says she will be retested to confirm the diagnosis because she isn't showing any symptoms of COVID-19, the disease the virus causes.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a longtime supporter of Trump, teed up his speech with her own rhetoric.

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There are 1,889 people now hospitalized, 27 percent of these people are in the ICU and 18 percent are on ventilators. Garfield, the state's least populous county, remains the only county without a reported case.

'I think it's a bad example being set by our president and our governor, ' Harris said.

Commentators in the USA say the gathering poses numerous risks, among them, spreading Covid-19.

"Our nation is witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values and indoctrinate our children", Trump said when addressing the Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Mount Rushmore.

"It's not going to happen to us".

"The president is putting our tribal members at risk to stage a photo op at one of our most sacred sites", Harold Frazier, chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, told AP.

Others held signs that read "Protect SoDak's First People", "You Are On Stolen Land" and "Dismantle White Supremacy".

The president's event has also faced backlash for bringing a massive crowd - which issues 7,500 tickets for the fireworks display - in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic as the country struggles to keep cases from spiking during the reopening phase.

She was also in Phoenix, Arizona, for Trump's event with Students for Trump.

The event took place despite concerns from the city's mayor, but the crowds gathered at the National Mall for the air show and fireworks were reportedly thinner than those of past year. Requests for comment from Guilfoyle and Trump Jr. ended up not instantly returned Friday night time.