Ben Carson is shortchanging Harriet Tubman by $18!
As we reported, the Treasury Department is expected to announce that the Civil War abolitionist will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
While most of the country was excited about this news, the neurosurgeon wasn't!
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On Wednesday, the Dr. appeared on Fox Business Network where he was asked by Neil Cavuto what he thought about the change.
The 64-year-old first gave praise to the seventh President of the United States for his economic impact.
He said :
"Andrew Jackson… was a tremendous president… I mean, Andrew Jackson was the last president who actually balanced the federal budget, where we had no national debt."
But what about the woman who helped free slaves through the Underground Railroad?!
"I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her. Maybe a $2 bill?"
Damn! That's a serious downgrade!
To watch the shocking clip, ch-ch-check out (below)!
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