Nikki Haley, Ms. Lindsey Graham Will Call for Removal of Confederate Flag

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Republican senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott plan to call for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the state Capitol, sources told NBC News on Monday.

Both South Carolina senators plan to join Haley at a 4 p.m. news conference. While Haley was campaigning for re-election last year, she said there was no need to take down the flag.

remove the confederate flag right now it is racist