Country musicians Toby Keith and Ricky Skaggs were reportedly awarded the National Medal of the Arts by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.The presentation took place on the same day the US House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for the second time. Two in history after the violent uprising at City Hall on January 6.
Due to Keith’s unwavering military support and anthem such as “The Angry American Manners”, the Oklahoma people have long been assumed to be conservative Republicans. Although he explained Chicago TribuneHe is a former Democrat who is no longer affiliated with any other party.In 2017, he performed at Trump’s inauguration ceremony with criticism.
Skaggs was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018 as a Christian Republican and lifelong evangelist. Good news. “I love [Trump’s] “He’s not going to let anyone beat him because he’s a bulldozer himself. Mr Trump is the one who tears and rebuilds. I believe Donald Trump is the right person and an omen. ”
Skaggs began his career in bluegrass music and brought genre elements to country radio with songs such as “Heartbroke,” “Highway 40 Blues” and “Country Boy” – videos that featured great songs. Of Bluegrass Bill Monroe, meanwhile, Keith is a long-lived national radio hit with many popular images such as “Should be Cowboy,” “American Soldier” Patriots, and the exotic “Red Solo Cup”, they were both relatively quiet in recent years. Keith released “That’s Country Bro” in the year. 2019 and “What’s Up Cuz” in 2020, although it doesn’t chart. Skaggs’ newest song released in 2014.
This is only the second time in his only tenure as President Trump has awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2019, he honors Alison Krauss, art patron Sharon Percy Rockefeller, US Army musician and Actor Jon Voight Trump attempted to feature New England Patriots coach Bill Belichic with a Medal of Freedom earlier this week, the coach denied.
A representative for Keith declined to comment.A representative for Skaggs did not respond to a request for comment.