Trump wants to remove anti-racist National Football League protesters from the country

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The president was also asked his views on the MS-13 gang, whose members he previously referred to as "animals", Reuters reported. Trump said on Monday.

"You shouldn't be there - maybe you shouldn't be in the country".

"The Democrats are sticking up for MS13", Trump said, adding: "There are stone cold killer, vicious killers", stating that people losing their children to violence perpetrated by gang members should never have happened.

Speaking to Fox News' Brian Kilmeade Thursday morning, Trump praised the NFL for the new policy, which will require players to either stand for the national anthem or remain in the locker room.

"You shouldn't be there".

Trump credited the fans for pushing the National Football League, while blasting players who don't stand and even suggesting they shouldn't be in the country. The players, the president said, "should stand proudly", hitting the word proudly hard, because now he wants to dictate not just what the players should do but also how they do it. He said it was unanimously approved by National Football League owners, but that was immediately called into question when the head of the San Francisco 49ers - Kaepernick's former team, no less - said he abstained from the vote.

Athletes who choose not to stand for the national anthem under the new policy will be allowed to stay in the locker room until the performance of the anthem is over, according to Goodell's statement.

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They said pollutants from the Sterlite plant have caused breathing disorders, skin diseases, heart conditions and cancer. Sterlite Copper released a statement expressing "sorrow and regret" at the incidents during the protest on Tuesday.

Commentary: "Throw the ungrateful protesters out of the country" is a red-meat take that'll play well with some in the president's base, but it's one that doesn't even stand up to an elementary-school-level understanding of American freedoms.

Trump has been outspoken on the national anthem protests.

The NFL may distinguish those cases as they will argue that here they are losing money.

"I think that's good". The league has not said how much in fines teams will face, or explicitly defined the term "respect", though commissioner Roger Goodell said in a press conference that the league wanted "people to stand".

The union has said it would review the new rule and challenge any element it determined to be a violation of the collective bargaining agreement between owners and players.

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began the protests in 2016 as a way of drawing attention to police brutality, social injustice and racial inequity.

On Wednesday, NFL owners approved the new policy. "I brought it out".