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White House / Football Team Visit / A Discussion #1125609

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 04, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) Breaking news from the White House that President Trump canceled the visit by the Super Bowl winning football team the Philadelphia Eagles because of the national anthem issue discussed; White House statement on patriotism quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A tweet from Eagles player Tory Smith about White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders lying quoted. Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen & BET News host Marc Lamont Hill about the White House action. [In-studio, GERGEN - offers views on how the White House action may be a diversion, how protesting has long been an American tradition.] [HILL - offers views on the White House decision about the Eagles to take attention away from other stories, how this is a way to put black players in their place.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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