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United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to praise the NFL‘s new stance on protests during the national anthem.
Trump expressed approval regarding the idea that players may now be required to stand as the anthem plays:
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
It is about time that Roger Goodell of the NFL is finally demanding that all players STAND for our great National Anthem-RESPECT OUR COUNTRY
On Tuesday, Goodell sent a letter to the NFL’s 32 teams and mentioned his desire for all players to stand during the anthem “to honor our flag and our country,” per ESPN.com’s Kevin Seifert.
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