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The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles’ White House visit has been canceled due to the controversy over standing for the National Anthem at NFL games, President Donald Trump announced Monday.

“The Philadelphia Eagles are unable to come to the White House with their full team to be celebrated tomorrow,” Trump said in a statement. “They 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. The Eagles wanted to send a smaller delegation, but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better.”

It’s an unprecedented move by Trump. The NBA champion Golden State Warriors declined an invitation from the President to visit the White House after winning the 2017 championship, but presidents typically honor their invitations to championship teams. Players also have refused those invitations in the past — Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas declined to visit the White House in 2012 over disagreements with President Barack Obama’s policies.

Sarah Sanders refuses to explain false statement on Trump Tower meeting:

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders repeatedly refused Monday to account for the discrepancy between contradictory statements she and President Donald Trump’s lawyers made about the President’s role in dictating the 2016 Trump Tower meeting response.

“You’re referencing a letter that came directly from outside counsel and I would refer you to them,” Sanders said Monday during the White House briefing. “I’m not going to get into a back and forth.”
Trump’s personal attorneys said in a January letter to special counsel Robert Mueller obtained by The New York Times last week that Trump “dictated a short but accurate response to The New York Times article on behalf of his son, Donald Trump, Jr.”

Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in same-sex wedding cake case:

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake to celebrate the marriage of a same sex couple because of a religious objection.

The ruling was 7-2.
The court held that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed hostility toward the baker based on his religious beliefs. The ruling is a win for baker Jack Phillips, who cited his beliefs as a Christian, but leaves unsettled broader constitutional questions on religious liberty.
“Today’s decision is remarkably narrow, and leaves for another day virtually all of the major constitutional questions that this case presented,” said Steve Vladeck, CNN Supreme Court analyst and professor at the University of Texas School of Law. “It’s hard to see the decision setting a precedent.”

Serena Williams Withdraws from 2018 French Open Due to Pectoral Injury:

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2018 French Open due to a pectoral injury.

The American was set to meet Maria Sharapova in the fourth round on Monday but will play no further part at Roland Garros this year, per Mary Carillo on the Tennis Channel:

Williams explained the situation and expressed her immense disappointment, per the French Open’s Twitter feed:

I unfortunately [have] been having some issues with my pec muscle. … Right now I can’t actually serve, so it’s actually hard to play when I can’t physically serve. In my doubles yesterday, I tried a lot of different tapings and support. It didn’t get a lot better.

Howard Schultz steps down at Starbucks, may consider run for president:

Howard Schultz is leaving Starbucks — and says he may consider running for president.

Starbucks (SBUX) announced Monday that Schultz will step down later this month as executive chairman, the end of a 36-year run at the company

In an interview with The New York Times, he acknowledged that he may consider a bid for the White House.

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