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NFL fact-checks Trump after his twitter praising a joining for ‘demanding that all players’ mount for a inhabitant anthem


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The NFL on Wednesday expelled a matter clarifying a proposal
to have players mount for a inhabitant anthem that US President
Donald Trump praised in a tweet.

On Tuesday, NFL commissioner
Roger Goodell sent a minute to teams saying a league
had a plan on how to finish inhabitant anthem protests while
compelling players’ amicable work within their communities.

On Wednesday, Trump
praised a NFL, tweeting, “It is about time that Roger
Goodell of a NFL is finally perfectionist that all players STAND
for a good National Anthem-RESPECT OUR COUNTRY.”

The NFL responded on Wednesday by releasing
a matter but mentioning Trump’s name, clarifying the
proposal.

“Commentary this morning about a Commissioner’s position on the
Anthem is not accurate. As we pronounced yesterday, there will be a
contention of these issues during a owners assembly subsequent week. The
NFL is doing a tough work of perplexing to pierce from criticism to
progress, operative to move people together. Commissioner Goodell
spent yesterday with Miami Dolphins players, law coercion and
village leaders witnessing first-hand a superb work our
players and clubs are doing to strengthen their communities.
Players from around a joining will be in New York subsequent week
to accommodate with owners to continue a work together.”


Trump has been vicious of inhabitant anthem protests. He
pronounced during a Sep convene that NFL owners should “fire” any “son
of a b—-” that kneels during a anthem. In a arise of the
comments, some-more players and teams around a joining protested
during a anthem as some players kneeled, sealed arms, or stayed
off a margin entirely.

On Sunday, Vice President
Mike Pence left a San Francisco 49ers-Indianapolis Colts game
early when players knelt during a anthem.

Later on Sunday, Dallas Cowboys owner
Jerry Jones pronounced that a Cowboys “will not play” any player
that is unpleasant to a flag.

Currently, there is no order that requires players to stand
for a anthem, yet a process primer pronounced that players “should”
mount for a anthem and might be theme to fortify for doing
otherwise.

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