Robert E. Lee Topples From His Pedestal

The AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Workers began dismantling the Robert E. Lee monument in New Orleans on Friday, and will soon place it in temporary storage with three other such …Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans ..

New Orleans removes 2nd Confederate-era monument

CBS NewsIn this Sept. 2, 2015 photo, the monument of Jefferson Davis is seen on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Canal Street in New Orleans. Prominent Confederate monuments long taken for granted on the streets of this Deep South city may be on the verge of coming …New Orleans mayor: Why I’m taking down my city’s Confederate monuments ..

New Orleans begins to remove second Confederate monument

CNN(CNN) Under heavy police presence, crews began to take down the statue of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday morning. It’s the second Confederate monument to come down after the New Orleans city council voted …New Orleans mayor: Why I’m taking down my city’s Confederate monuments ..

Jefferson Davis Statue in New Orleans Is Removed

New York TimesWorkers removing a statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans on Thursday morning. Credit Jonathan Bachman/Reuters. Workers in New Orleans in the wee hours of Thursday took down a statue of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate States of …Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans ..

Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans

NPRWorkers in New Orleans dismantled the city’s Jefferson Davis monument early Thursday, removing a prominent statue of the Confederate leader that had stood for more than 100 years. “This historic moment is an opportunity to join together as one city and …A Statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans Is Removed ..

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue coming down in New Orleans: Live updates

NOLA.comThe last of four Confederate monuments New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants removed from public property, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, is set to spend just a few more hours looking to the north from its 60-foot column as crews prepare to remove Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday ..

Watch passions rise at the Robert E. Lee monument in New Orleans: Video

NOLA.comWhen word spread that the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee would be removed from his column above downtown New Orleans early Friday morning (May 18), pro- and anti-monument activists locked in sometimes strident debate. Crowd Gathers …Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans ..

U.S. News: Robert Mueller, New Special Counsel, Is Known for Independence

New York TimesRobert S. Mueller III, then the F.B.I. director, in Washington in 2007. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — During one of the searing moments that Robert S. Mueller III proved his willingness to stand up to the power of a president, he Rosenstein to be grilled today on Trump bombshells ..

Trump or Congress can still block Robert Mueller. I know. I wrote the rules.

Washington PostAppointing special counsel Robert Mueller to probe Russian meddling in the 2016 election and any possible ties to President Trump’s campaign was the only option for moving toward resolving the conflicts and potential conflicts of interest these matters …Senators told of broadening Russia investigation ..