“Lee was no hero. He was neither noble nor wise. Lee was a traitor who killed United States soldiers, fought for human enslavement, vastly increased the bloodshed of the Civil War, and made embarrassing tactical mistakes.“
Trump quoted a right-wing pastor’s warnings about impeachment setting off another Civil War, setting off alarms across the Internet.
He quoted a Fox News appearance by Pastor Robert Jeffress, who leads the First Baptist Church in Dallas, warning that impeachment would “negate” the votes of religious conservatives and spark a revolt.