The president told Fox News "I don't care what the military says" when asked why he is pushing against their efforts to rename the bases.
In the hit series that ran from 1979 to 1985, John Schneider and Tom Wopat drove a car named "General Lee" that had a Confederate flag on its roof.
President Donald Trump lashed out at the NASCAR driver, falsely claiming that a noose found in his racetrack garage was a “hoax.”
The state House and Senate voted to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state's flag — the last in the country to include the hate symbol.
The state's Republican governor has said he would approve a measure to remove the racist symbol.
Kathy Jenkins had yelled "KKK belief" at a Black Lives Matter protest in Missouri and vowed to teach hate to her grandchildren in a video that went viral.
Wallace is the only Black driver currently competing in NASCAR’s elite cup series.
The president “will not even consider” renaming military bases that honor Confederate leaders.
He said there are people who care about the flag "and it doesn't make them a racist."
The American auto racing company said the flag "runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans."