Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the firebrand former president of Iran who questioned the Holocaust and said the U.S. government was behind the September 11 terrorist attacks, tweeted his support for ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Monday.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt released a a one-year update on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts after he spurred a record-setting crowdsourcing campaign last summer.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas), who is running to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R.), said Wednesday there’s “nothing more American” than kneeling in protest during the national anthem.
President Donald Trump on Friday continued to slam NFL players’ national anthem protests, recommending players “Be happy, be cool” and “Find another way to protest.”
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, announced over the weekend he is boycotting the NFL over its new rules about the national anthem.