Long has been one of the most outspoken NFL players in terms of social activism, and rested his arm on Jenkins' shoulder last season when he raised his fist as an act of demonstration during the national anthem.
The President also noted that numerous Eagles weren't planning to attend the White House ceremony. "So, Donald Trump is blaming a group of black guys for something they didn't do". "They'll have to rename the Eagles the Central Park 53".
Fox News apologized Tuesday for using photos of Philadelphia Eagles kneeling in prayer in a context that implied they were kneeling during the national anthem.
"I'm not surprised", James said of Trump's behavior. "Call it the Fifth of June!" A Daily Caller reporter in attendance shared a blurry video that captured the president and the first lady.
"The song's only been around for 100 years".
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe for dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
James added that Trump's decision should not take away from the Eagles' success.
The White House did not allow journalists to cover the Gold Star event out of respect for the families, which meant Ms Trump was seen in person only by the 40 or so families and administration officials who attended. "That must be a new policy". In fact, the Cleveland Browns released a statement saying the only reason they've never won the Super Bowl is because they don't want to meet Trump.
A look at the data shows that Gerald Ford is an anomaly in modern presidential history, dishing out 147 pardons in his first year and ending up with 382 in total by the end of his two and a half years in office.