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Chad Brown calls White House statement on Philadelphia Eagles visit “a bunch of B—S—”

The former NFL player and CU alum not shy about his feelings towards President Trump

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Among the people that took to Twitter to express frustration with President Trump’s statement to cancel his visit with the Philadelphia Eagles was Chad Brown. The former NFL/CU linebacker called the act “a bunch of B—S—” and followed that up by saying “The president continues to divide and lie instead of lead.”

In the statement released by the White House, Trump stated the Philadelphia Eagles, “Disagree with their president because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart, in honor of the great men and women of our military and the people of our country.”

And instead of the Eagles sending a smaller delegation they were uninvited all together. However, the roughly 1,000 fans that made the trip to see the Eagles would still be invited for a “nationalist” meet and greet with Trump, along the US Marine Band and US Army Chorus playing the National Anthem.

Brown, who’s currently a media personality for the Pac-12 Network and Westwood One, pointed out that Trump’s ongoing feud with the NFL has become a personal issue because no Eagles player has kneeled during the National Anthem.

The cancellation is the second time that Trump has rescinded a White House invitation for a major professional sports team. In September, he axed the Golden State Warriors’ invitation due to the teams unwillingness to decide if they wanted to go to the White House.

Many members of the Eagles oppose Trump and his policies. Players like Chris Long, LeGarrette Blount, and Torrey Smith said before the Super Bowl they would pass on the trip to Washington DC.