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Ohio GOP wants to declare a 14 June state holiday because it's 'Trump's Birthday'

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And he’s not even dead yet, or even a son of Ohio, but there remains Trumpist delusions. Then again shouldn’t James Buchanan get his national holiday on 23 April.

Republican Reps. Jon Cross of Kenton and Reggie Stoltzfus of Paris Township sent an email to their House colleagues Friday asking them to cosponsor an upcoming bill “to celebrate one of the greatest presidents in American history.”


Ohio House Democrats think June 14 is the wrong day.

Yes, it’s the former president’s birthday, but it’s also a national holiday: Flag Day, which commemorates the adoption of the American flag on June 14, 1777.

“I don’t like the idea of changing an existing federal holiday that honors the flag,” Rep. Jeff Crossman, D-Parma, said. “I think it’s disrespectful. ”…

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