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After Donald Trump cancels Eagles visit when it was clear most wouldn't show, he holds his own celebration

After Donald Trump cancels Eagles visit when it was clear most wouldn't show, he holds his own celebration

A day after scrubbing a White House visit by the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, President Donald Trump appeared to challenge part of a new NFL policy that allows players who want to protest during the national anthem to do so in the locker room.

The policy requires players to stand for the anthem if they are on the field. Trump had praised the policy after the NFL announced it.

Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Honoring America! NFL, no escaping to Locker Rooms!"

Instead of hailing Eagles players for their work on the field and in the community, the White House is staging a "Celebration of...

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