RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina lawmaker wants to redesign the $50 bill so that it features an image of former President Ronald Reagan.
Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry announced his new legislation Tuesday. The proposal would remove former President Ulysses S. Grant from the bill. Grant was a union general during the Civil War who led the north to victory and later became the nation's 18th president.
McHenry said Reagan transformed the nation's political and economic thinking and argued that "every generation needs its own heroes." His measure has 13 Republican co-sponsors.
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