Congresswoman Kneels On House Floor To Protest Trump’s Criticism Of NFL
Congresswoman kneels on House floor to protest Trump’s criticism of NFL
(CNN) — Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, took a knee on the House floor Monday night in solidarity with NFL players who knelt during the National Anthem following President Donald Trump’s criticism of the protest.
“There is no basis in the First Amendment that says that you cannot kneel on the National Anthem or in front of the flag,” she said.
Lee said Trump had a “lack of judgment” to comment on the players’ freedom of speech.
“There is no regulation that says that these young men cannot stand against the dishonoring of their mothers by you calling them to …