Work done Monday to clean graffiti off Lee statue

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Charlottesville city workers were out Monday morning cleaning paint off of the Robert E. Lee statue. The vandalism occurred late Thanksgiving night.

The vandals used spray paint to write "this is racist" and "impeach Trump" on either side of the statue.

The lettering had been covered by tarps since Friday morning.

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