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Trump Calls For NFL Rule Outlawing Kneeling During Anthem In Latest Series Of Tweets

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 26 / 17

President Trump today continued his attack on the NFL with several different tweets. He wrote mid-morning, "The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations. The only way out for them is to set a rule that you can't kneel during our National Anthem!" That comes after a series of three tweets posted ea...

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