President Trump signed an executive order Friday evening banning people from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from entering the United States. The ban, which extends to permanent legal U.S. residents and those with valid visas, has been partially blocked by federal courts and has prompted emotional nationwide protests. A week before Super Bowl LI well over a thousand protestors rallied outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, where the NFL’s media headquarters and NFL Experience fan fest are located.
President Donald Trump continued his nearly daily commentary on the state of the NFL saying that players continue to disrespect the flag by kneeling, while also taking aim at Commissioner Roger Goodell.
President Donald Trump continued his complaints about the NFL and the players that protest during the national anthem, claiming that Americans are fed up with the protests which is why attendance is declining.