After an October 18 meeting with team owners, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that the league would like to see players stand for the national anthem, but there will be no penalties for those who take a knee.
The President also tweeted that he supports the NFL instituting a rule that players have to stand during the National Anthem.
Donald Trump refuses to take a knee when it comes to countering the wave of national anthem protests across the NFL.
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The Trump Make America Great Again Committee posted a petition Thursday on the GOP web site asking for signatures from supporters who believe in standing for The Star-Spangled Banner "to show your patriotism and support", first reported by The New York Daily News.
From the moment back in August a year ago that Colin Kaepernick knelt, he took pains to describe it as a respectful but pointed protest against police killings of African-American men, and the lack of accountability thereof. The Trump campaign team earlier this month offered supporters an "I STAND FOR THE FLAG" sticker in exchange for contributions of at least $5 to the committee, and Trump himself has frequently tweeted on the subject. Total lack of respect to our great country!
"@NFL: Too much talk, not enough action". More players began to protest the anthem and criticized the president for attacking their rights.
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More than 1,000 people have been killed, including about 800 militants. "So, it's huge money", the defense chief said. The deaths of Hapilon and Maute signal the end of the militant groups, Ano said.
The NFL and NFLPA released a statement Tuesday describing the meeting as "productive" and a step in the right direction to "promote positive social change and address inequality". And it's also for us to honor our flag and our country, and we think our fans expect us to do that.
Following Trump's comments at the rally and on Twitter, players from nearly every NFL team knelt or stood with their arms locked during the national anthem. Polls have found that a majority of Americans disapprove of the anthem protests but are unhappy with the way Trump has handled the issue.
On Tuesday, the National Football League Players Association issued a statement calling for equality.
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