Tomorrow, as tradition dictates, the President honors the Super Bowl Champions. Not this year. He just banned the Philidelphia Eagles from his Executive Mansion. Here’s why
Some are boycotting:
But not every player will attend the customary celebratory event in Washington, D.C. President Trump has infamously clashed with the NFL throughout his first year as president, lambasting players who knelt in protest during the national anthem. And some of his policy positions and rhetoric have angered athletes.
Trump has just issued this statement about the Philadelphia Eagles' visit tomorrow: pic.twitter.com/ERm042RzwS
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) June 4, 2018
He says they’re disrespecting Firefighters, police, military and other heroes by not standing for the anthem.