Maybe Washington, Jefferson Statues
Should Come Down
8/16/2017 1:27 PM PDT
“Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. actually thinks President Trump could have a point — but not in the way Trump thought — because he thinks removing George Washington and Thomas Jefferson statues is worthy of discussion.
We got the actor — who famously played Aaron Burr in the smash musical — at LAX Wednesday and asked about Trump’s argument that removing the statue of Robert E. Lee could open the door to 86’ing the famous presidents.
Washington and Jefferson owned slaves … so, he says fair question.