Trump pulls invitation to NFL champions Eagles over anthem

Washington (News Service) – On Tuesday the President of United States abandoned the pre-made decision to the Super Bowl champions at the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House. Trump said that he fore stopped the team after they refused to cope up with his call for players to leave their seats for the national anthem.

The U.S President later added that on late Monday the Eagles, who stood at the defense side of the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl held in February. The team desired to set a mandate but he refused.

“They disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart, in honor of the great men and women of our military and the people of our country,” – said the U.S. President.

The previous season also invited some National Football League players took a gander while the national anthem was being sung in order to turmoil against police firing of unarmed blacks, shimmering a squabble.

However, the protests started to emerge in the year 2016 with the former Sam Francisco right-hand man Colin Kaepernick. Donald Trump accused the players as subversive frequently clamored for the killing of such protests.

“The Philadelphia Eagles Football Team was invited to the White House. Unfortunately, only a small number of players decided to come, and we canceled the event. Staying in the Locker Room for the playing of our National Anthem is as disrespectful to our country as kneeling. Sorry!” – Tweeted the U.S. President later in the evening.

In his previous statements, Trump had mentioned that the Eagles desired to send a minor committal. “but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better.”

“These fans are still invited to the White House to be part of a different type of ceremony – one that will honor our great country, pay tribute to the heroes who fight to protect it, and loudly and proudly play the National Anthem,” – Trump added.

by Sawan Kumar on June 5, 2018

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