‘We will lose the story of the United States’ by not honoring George Washington, Mount Vernon warns

Mount Vernon CEO provides an exclusive statement to Just the News after protestors tore down and vandalized a George Washington statue in Portland.

In response to protesters tearing down a 100-year-old statue of George Washington and vandalizing it, Washington’s Mount Vernon warned that “we will lose the story of the United States” by failing to honor Washington, adding that without the founding father and former U.S. president, “there would be no United States” or U.S. Constitution.

The Mount Vernon estate is a historic home of Washington, the first U.S. president, and is located in Fairfax County, Va.