Four charged after attempt to tear down Andrew Jackson statue near White House

FOUR men have been charged with the destruction of federal property after trying to pull down a statue of slave owner and former US president Andrew Jackson close to the White House last week.

US attorney for Washington DC Michael Sherwin confirmed on Saturday that Lee Michael Cantrell, Connor Matthew Judd, Ryan Lane and Graham Lloyd would be prosecuted after being identified in footage circulating on social media.

“The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of...
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