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The Beat with Ari Melber

Fmr. NFL star slams Trump, says players will fight anthem decision

The NFL is cracking down on kneeling on the field during the National Anthem, with a new policy that fines teams if players kneel. The league claims the new policy is about respecting the American flag, appearing to adopt Trump’s talking point. Former wide-receiver Donté Stallworth, who played for the Patriots and the Redskins among others tells Ari Melber Trump is using the “power of the executive branch” to air his “personal grievances” with the NFL for not allowing him into the “cool-kids club”.

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