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WATCH LIVE: President Trump Speaks at New York City’s Veteran’s Day Parade

posted by Hannity Staff - 11.11.19

President Trump attended New York City’s Veteran’s Day Parade Monday morning; celebrating the heroic men and women who have served and are currently serving in the United States military.

Watch the President’s comments live below:

FUMBLE: 'Monday Night Football' Ratings TANK to Season Low

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.20.17

The National Football League continues to hemorrhage fans as player protests during the national anthem continue into their tenth week; with television ratings for the NFL’s flagship ‘Monday Night Football’ reaching near-season lows as angry viewers change the channel.

According to Deadline Hollywood, the embattled league’s ratings took a major hit following the weekend’s Veteran’s Day protests, with three Miami Dolphins players “taking a knee” during Monday night’s match-up as the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ filled the stadium.

“All of which saw the Week 10 MNF snag a 6.2 in metered market results last night. While likely to be the winner on both broadcast and cable, that is a decline of 18% from last week’s Monday Night Football,” writes Deadline. “Perhaps more painful for the Disney-owned cabler and the league is that last night’s game was basically steady in MM numbers with the MNF season low of October 17 when the Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts.”

The NFL has been struggling to regain its footing following weeks of players choosing to “take a knee” during the performance of the US national anthem.

The ensuing controversy gained national attention when President Trump called for a total boycott of the NFL until officials and owners require players to stand during the ‘Star-Spangled Banner.’

GAME OVER: NFL Fans Outraged as Players Protest Veteran's Day

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.03.17

NFL player protests spilled into Veteran’s Day celebrations over the weekend, with furious fans looking on as three players chose to “take a knee” while the nation honored its men and women of the armed forces.

Two members of the San Francisco 49ers, Eric Reid and Marquise Goodwin, and New York Giants defensive end Oivier Vernon refused to stand during the performance of the national anthem over the weekend; rejecting millions of fans demands that the professional athletes honor the flag for the sacred holiday.

According to the Guardian, Reid routinely denies his protests have anything to do with the armed forces, but instead is about “systemic oppression.”

“This is not about the military, this is not about the flag, this is not about the anthem. My mother served in the armed forces. Three of my uncles served in the armed forces,” Reid said. “I have the utmost respect for the military, for the anthem, for the flag … This is about systemic oppression that has been rampant in this country for decades on top of decades.”

The NFL has been struggling to regain its footing following weeks of players choosing to “take a knee” during the performance of the US national anthem.

The ensuing controversy gained national attention when President Trump called for a total boycott of the NFL until officials and owners require players to stand during the ‘Star-Spangled Banner.’

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