national anthem

Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke
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Barbara Schwarz
August 24, 2018 - 12:58 pm
A video of Democratic senate candidate Beto O'Rourke defending NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem has gone viral. It drew praise from Lebron James. Ellen Degeneres says she wants to meet the El Paso congressman.
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President Trump
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June 05, 2018 - 5:18 am
Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump called off a visit to the White House by the Philadelphia Eagles, citing the dispute over whether NFL players protesting racial injustice must stand during the playing of the national anthem.
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Dallas Cowboys/National Anthem
Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
May 23, 2018 - 11:53 am
NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.
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