April Ryan and Sarah Sanders Have Contentious Exchange Over National Anthem

Ryan: ‘What does the president say when you look at history and see how people love this country but want to challenge the system to make it better?’

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RYAN: “Sarah, one second, just to clarify that.”
HUCKABEE SANDERS: “I don’t think there is much to clarify. It’s pretty black and white there.”
RYAN: “This is a big issue. People are very divided on this issue. It is a racial issue for some people. And the question is, when the military issue is brought in, the military goes and fights for the freedom of this nation and the players are saying they are thankful for the military service to allow them to have the freedom to this. Is there some kind of confusion here or is it us versus them kind of scenario?”
HUCKABEE SANDERS: “It certainly shouldn’t be, as I’ve said several times before this, isn’t us versus them. This should be something that brings our country together. These are symbols of what our country stands for and this should be the opposite of what that is and this should be a very unifying moment. When the national anthem plays, all Americans should be proud to stand up, salute that flag, salute that anthem and be part of that process.”

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