'It's freedom of speech': Trump defends Confederate flag — and compares it to Black Lives Matter
Donald Trump speaks to reporter at the White House (Twitter/screen grab)

During an interview with CBS News' Catherine Herridge on Tuesday, President Donald Trump was pressed on whether he stands by his remark in 2015 that the Confederate flag should only be displayed in museums.


Trump replied that he believes the flag "is freedom of speech" just like "Black Lives Matter or anything else you want to talk about." He declined to answer the question specifically.

Watch below: