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New season, same Trump: The president again blasts NFL players for protests during national anthem

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was quick to respond to the first player protests of the new football season, tweeting Friday morning that “the NFL players are at it again” after a few players knelt or performed other acts of remonstration during the national anthem before the team's first preseason game Thursday night.
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Trump tweeted that most NFL players are ‘unable to define' why they're protesting. Here's where they have

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The truth is NFL players have been explaining the reasons for their protest at length, on many platforms, and in pretty clear terms, for years.
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Giants' Olivier Vernon, Michael Thomas put anthem protests on hold as discussions with NFL continue

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As the NFL and the NFLPA work toward a policy to address player protests of social injustices during pregame national anthems, two of the Giants players who took a knee last season did not do so during Thursday night's preseason opener.
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NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump

NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump

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NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump.
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Donald Trump Lies in Tweets Bashing Players for Protesting During National Anthem

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Donald Trump said players are "unable to define" why they are protesting and that they get "most of the money," but both of those statements are lies.
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