Rokita, Messer Find Something To Agree On: Trump Is Right; NFL Players Should Stand For Anthem
Rokita, Messer find something to agree on: Trump is right; NFL players should stand for anthem
Indianapolis Colts fans react to comments from Jim Irsay and Donald Trump. Clark Wade/IndyStar
From left: Congressman Luke Messer, Congressman Todd Rokita and Sen. Joe Donnelly.(Photo: Provided photos)
WASHINGTON – Most of Indiana’s federal lawmakers are critical of some NFL players’ decisions to kneel during the national anthem, and two were quick to explicitly praise President Trump’s condemnation of the protestors.
Trump “speaks for the vast majority of Hoosiers and Americans who are disgusted watching athletes who make hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars disrespect our great nation,” Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Brownsburg, said in a …