Sports Trump disinvites Eagles from White House, plans 'different type of ceremony' for fans

03:31  05 june  2018
03:31  05 june  2018 Source:   thehill.com

Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute

  Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team "disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart." Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend "deserve better." © Provided by thecanadianpress.com He says he'll instead be hosting "a different type of ceremony" with the U.S. Marine Band.

Trump said Eagles fans are still invited to the White House "to be part of a different type of ceremony — one that will honor our great country, pay tribute to the This marks the second time the president has disinvited a championship team from the White House over political differences .

Trump disinvites Eagles from White House , plans ' different type of ceremony ' for fans

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie in front of a flag© Provided by The Hill

President Trump on Monday abruptly announced the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles would not visit the White House on Tuesday, citing the team's participation in national anthem protests.

"The Philadelphia Eagles are unable to come to the White House with their full team to be celebrated tomorrow. They disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart, in honor of the great men and women of our military and the people of our country," Trump said in a statement.

"The Eagles wanted to send a smaller delegation, but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better," he added.

Former NFL spokesman rips president's decision to revoke Eagles' WH invite

  Former NFL spokesman rips president's decision to revoke Eagles' WH invite Joe Lockhart, the NFL's former executive vice president of communications and top public relations official, had some harsh critiques of President Donald Trump's decision to cancel the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House. Official statements from the President used to be serious thoughtful expressions of national interest. Now they are childish rants. The latest—if some of the SB champs don’t want to come to the WH, then none of them are invited.

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Trump said Eagles fans are invited to the White House "to be part of a different type of ceremony-one that will honor our great country, pay tribute to the heroes who fight to protect it, and loudly and proudly play the National Anthem.

"I will be there at 3:00 p.m. with the United States Marine Band and the United States Army Chorus to celebrate America," he said.

Trump has frequently criticized NFL players who protested during the national anthem before games last season, calling on them to be punished or fired.

Several Philadelphia Eagles players were among those who protested during the national anthem before games each week last season. Some of those players said following the team's Super Bowl victory that they would not visit the White House.

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