REP. SHEILA JACKSON LEE KNEELS ON HOUSE FLOOR IN SUPPORT OF NFL PLAYERS – Joe Walsh

REP. SHEILA JACKSON LEE KNEELS ON HOUSE FLOOR IN SUPPORT OF NFL PLAYERS

Black Lives Matter, NFL, Race Politics

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From Real Clear Politics.

The NFL protests this weekend sparked much controversy, particularly when President Trump began to tweet his thoughts.

More government officials have begun to take a stand on both sides. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) took to the House floor Monday night to kneel in solidarity with NFL players who chose defy President Trump and protest police brutality. Jackson Lee said you “cannot deny” that Trump calling players who kneel a ‘son of a bitch’ is “racism.”

Joe Walsh, former Congressman and now right-wing talk show host, feels differently. He tweeted, “This taking a knee bullshit has nothing to do with protesting police brutality or racial injustice. It’s all about opposing Trump.”

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