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National Football League Jacksonville Jaguars players kneeling during the national anthem as a protest. Sean Ryan/IPS/REX/Shutterstock

Professional football players became the latest subject of President Donald Trump’s ire recently, as he went on a Twitter tirade against the players who in a silent protest chose not to stand for the national anthem during games over the weekend.

Erin Mulvaney

Erin Mulvaney covers labor and employment issues from the Swamp to Silicon Valley. She's a Texas native based in Washington, D.C. Contact her at emulvaney@alm.com. On Twitter: @erinmulvaney

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