Donald Trump appears to struggle with lyrics to 'God Bless America'

Heather Diaz
June 8, 2018

"Before the anthem even started, players were involved in these types of social justice issues", Jenkins said.

The traveling party wasn't arrived at by taking a vote.

The White House's recent attacks on the Eagles and the National Football League as a whole indicate that this battle is far from over.

When pressed again and again at Wednesday's press event, Pederson declined to discuss the matter in any detail. "I'm not discussing it. I think we all look forward to the day when we can go back to just having a celebration of athletic achievement and celebrate Americans for their achievement, their good deeds".

"I'm not going to touch on it", Kelce said. Many members of the U.S. Olympic Team that competed earlier this year in South Korea did not attend a White House reception.

This also isn't the first time an athlete has chosen not to visit the White House for political reasons (remember Tim Thomas?), but it is the first time (now second) a president has been so thin-skinned that he canceled the visit altogether.

Long says the team couldn't be any closer. "It's over. What you've seen and what you've heard is enough".

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Pederson had been energetic facing the media at his morning presser, beginning it with sarcasm.

"Let's not let that accomplishment of things that you will have for the rest of your life, and people will always call you a champion for the rest of your life, let's not let someone uninviting you to their house take away from that moment", he continued. President Donald Trump then tweeted on the subject writing, "Only a small number of players chose to come, and we canceled the event".

One card said that New Orleans Saints players Ben Watson and Demario Davis "helped push through LA House bill 265 restoring voting rights for formerly incarcerated citizens".

Veteran defensive end Chris Long, who donated his $1 million salary a year ago to charity, said the Eagles weren't trying to make a political statement.

"I don't speak for the commissioner", Long said. "Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!" I'm not too into politics, so I don't know all his other views, but his rhetoric I definitely don't agree with. And then Trump rescinded his invitation, saying it was a disappointment to Eagles' fans and attendees. Sanders also said it was the Eagles who backed out. "What we do is our business and we made a decision as a team". "I think his knee gave out from the tonnage it's holding".

Asked about the feud on Wednesday, the Eagles tried to move on.

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