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FEARLESS Congresswoman Kneels on House Floor and Dares Trump

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas,is one fearless lady. She   took a knee on the House floor Monday night in solidarity with NFL players who knelt during the National Anthem following President Donald Trump’s criticism of the protest.

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“There is no basis in the First Amendment that says that you cannot kneel on the National Anthem or in front of the flag,” she said.

Lee said Trump had a “lack of judgment” to comment on the players’ freedom of speech.

At a rally for Alabama Republican Sen. Luther Strange on Friday, Trump said NFL team owners should respond to the protest against police brutality by saying, “Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he’s fired. He’s fired!” His comments — and repeated tweets on the matter — have escalated a nationwide controversy that has significant racial and cultural undertones.

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