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Fans chime in on disagreement between Eagles, White House

09 June 2018, 06:08 | Taylor George

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The Philadelphia Eagles are ready to move on from the saga surrounding United States president Donald Trump's decision to uninvite them from the traditional White House visit to celebrate their Super Bowl victory.

Trump has manipulated the intentions of those who choose not to visit the White House and those who kneel during the national anthem.

While the White House has issued two statements about the decision to rescind an invitation to the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, the team itself has stayed out of the fray by not releasing any official statements in response.

Sanders said the White House had tried to avoid cancelling the event, which the Secret Service had cleared hundreds of Eagles fans to attend.

U.S. Senator Bob Casey from Pennsylvania said he would not attend the White House celebration and invited the Eagles to Congress instead.

The decades-old tradition of sports champions visiting the White House could be in jeopardy, at least for the next couple years.

The abrupt White House announcement came after almost the entire team said they meant to boycott the celebration that was scheduled to take place the next day.

"I think if the president invites you, you ought to go", said Pat Garrett, the Berks County-based country singer behind the song "I'm Gonna Stand", a reference to the players - none of them from the Eagles - who kneel in protest during the pre-game playing of the national anthem.

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"I want to take this opportunity to explain why young Americans stand for our national anthem".

In his earlier statement, Trump said the Eagles wanted to a send a smaller delegation, "but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better".

After the public called Fox out for spreading false information, Christopher Wallace, the executive producer of FOX News @ Night with Shannon Bream, has now admitted that the network made a mistake during their Monday night broadcast when they used footage of Eagles players kneeling during a segment about Trump's cancellation.

Colin Kaepernick, then with the San Francisco 49ers, started the protest in 2016 that soon spread to other teams.

Mr. Trump's tool of football patriotism has become politically potent as it accelerated the decline in NFL viewership last season.

Trump did not mention the Eagles.

"We love our country, we respect our flag, and we always stand for the national anthem - we always will stand for the national anthem", Mr. Trump said at the event.



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