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Why Some Members Of The American Right Are Pushing Back Against Trump’s 1776 Commission

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Bradley Devlin General Assignment & Analysis Reporter
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President Donald Trump announced the 1776 Commission during a Sept. 17 Constitution Day event at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., titled the “White House Conference on American History.”

The commission touched on a flashpoint of contention among members of the American right, raising the question: What exactly is the government’s role in education?