WATCH: Lawmaker Who Served In Iraq Says NFL Kneelers Can “take Your Football And Shove It”
WATCH: Lawmaker who served in Iraq says NFL kneelers can “take your football and shove it”
Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.), a combat veteran who served in Iraq, says NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem are disrespecting soldiers who died in battle.
Protestors can “take your football and shove it,” the two-term congressman said in an interview with The Hill TV.
“As a combat veteran we didn’t take a knee on the battlefield over some protest or some stupidity on domestic politics,” added Russell.
“I lost men and two women, people of every color, socio-economic background, different religions under my command, they took their lives for these disgruntled millionaires,” the retired …