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Anthony Weiner is sentenced to 21 months in prison

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​Trump refuses to back down on NFL protests

Trump wrote on Twitter that his proclamations have "nothing to do with race. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. NFL must respect this!"

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