Trump, via Twitter, inaccurately posted that Goodell's memo ordered the players to stand for the national anthem, which the league quickly rebuked. This was the first Sunday after Trump made his comments. "The players jointly decided this was the best course of action". The memo was not announcing a policy change, it was simply Goodell's stance on the controversy: "As we said yesterday, there will be a discussion of these issues at the owners meeting next week". In the three games since, the Titans collectively stayed in the locker room once, and Matthews stayed in the locker room until after the national anthem twice.
Tight end Delanie Walker said he received death threats after the Seahawks game after stating that fans who felt disrespected by athletes using their platform to protest don't have to come to games. This is a movement that started as a protest against the prejudice and oppression many minorities in America face - especially as it relates to police brutality. They tried to have a silent protest, and look what happened. "You have that right, that freedom of speech, and you're not allowing that to happen".
Trump Blames Puerto Rico, Says Aid Can't Last 'Forever'
House Speaker Paul Ryan will lead a bipartisan delegation visiting Puerto Rico on Friday, according to the speaker's office. He has promised that the island will get what it needs. "Puerto Ricans are Americans, and we don't abandon each other".
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The daughter of Samuel Skinner, who was chief of staff and Secretary of Transportation under former president George H.W. Bush, she stepped down from her on-air roles in 2011, announcing that she wanted to spend more time with her family.
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