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President Donald Trump criticizes idea of keeping players in locker room for anthem

President Donald Trump criticizes idea of keeping players in locker room for anthem
Published On: Wed, Nov 22
Jun 6, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (left) and retired Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (second left) look on as President Barack Obama (middle) holds an honorary Broncos jersey at a ceremony honoring the NFL Super Bowl Champion Broncos in the Rose Garden at The White House. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

President Donald Trump says a reported plan that would keep NFL teams in the locker room during the national anthem next season is "almost as bad as kneeling."

Trump tweeted Wednesday morning about the possibility, reported by The Washington Post on Tuesday.

According to the Post, some NFL owners believe the league will change its policy during the offseason and keep players in the locker room to prevent demonstrations during the anthem. The Post report cites sources "familiar with the league's inner workings."

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