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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Washington. Senior administration officials have said Trump is expected sign an executive order this week to expand the use of health plans offered through associations. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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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:

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.

       

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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