During the session, Trump hinted he might personally intervene to stop Chicago gang violence.
A Time magazine reporter had written that the statue was removed on Inauguration Day and spent the next several days correcting his error.
Trump says Frederick Douglass is "someone who has done a terrific job".
A few of the people who are part of the exhibit are Dr. Harry McDonald, who was the first black physician in Fort Smith with his own practice, and Lawrence Tidwell, who was the first African American police officer.
The president said February is a time to "honor the tremendous history of African Americans throughout the country". But we seem to be doing well, you know it's nearly like in the meantime we won, so maybe they don't have the influence that they think. "At least 51." At another point during his remarks, he made a false assertion that he won a "substantial" amount of votes from black people in the election as compared to candidates.
"As #BlackHistoryMonth begins, we remember when Pres. Lincoln submitted the 13th Amendment, ending slavery, to the states #NationalFreedomDay", Pence wrote on Twitter on Wednesday night. Or rather, a bust of King. This is Sean Spicer. Fake news! The statue is cherished. "I think it was a disgrace, but that's the way the press is".
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The media has been mocking President Donald Trump for referring to Frederick Douglass in the present tense while celebrating the abolitionist's accomplishments during a meeting for Black History Month on Wednesday.
"But I don't watch CNN", he said. It turned out that that was fake news. But Fox has treated me very nice.
"Wherever Fox is, thank you", he said.
Frederick Douglass. Image credit: Biography."For too long, our most basic liberties had been denied to African Americans, and today, we pay tribute to countless good-hearted citizens".
For the next generation, it's taking that action to remind people of one important thing.
Ruffin then went on to read Trump's speech line by line, adding commentary to help shed light on specific moments. The gang leaders reached out to him, Scott said, because they associated him with Trump. "They didn't believe in the prior administration".