On the House floor, Rep. GK Butterfield (D-NC) called for the removal of Confederate statues from the US Capitol Statuary Collection, while also calling for the removal from the array of statues of Vice Presidents that of John Breckinridge, President James Buchanan’s VP and later the Confederate States’ Secretary of War.

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‘A Traitor’: Dem Rep Calls For Removal Of Former VP, Member Of Confederate Government, From Capitol