- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Fox News is under fire Tuesday after the network aired images of the Philadelphia Eagles kneeling in prayer while an anchor discussed President Trump canceling the team’s invitation to the White House. 

Critics say the package makes it appear as if the Eagles are protesting during the national anthem — with Eagles tight end Zach Ertz calling the piece “propaganda.”  

Fox News apologized Tuesday morning.

The network issued the apology after fans took to Twitter to voice their displeasure:

The Eagles did not have a player take a knee during the national anthem during the regular season or playoffs last season.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide