Former NFL CB Antonio Cromartie Says He Protested National Anthem for Homeless Vets

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Monday, former NFL cornerback Antonio Cromartie explained on Fox Sports 1’s “Speak for Yourself” that he took a knee during the national anthem earlier this season in order to protest homeless veterans. Cromartie, who was released by the Indianapolis Colts in October two days after protesting during the national anthem, said his protest had nothing to do with Black Lives Matter, but was directed at the large amount of homeless veterans and children. Partial transcript as follows: What I did is was stand up for something that was right for me at that point in time. That was more so, not for all of this Black Lives Matter — I think to me, I’m not a part of that movement. My thing is I was more so taking a knee for veterans, for children, those guys that fought for this country and now they’re number one homeless in America. Second to that is children. So, you want to sit here and say we’re a country that cares so much about our veterans but yet they’re still number one in our homeless department, and after that is children. And when I look at it, you can’t sit here and say that we as
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Breitbart News Daily: Drain the Swamp

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On the Tuesday edition of Breitbart News Daily, broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM Eastern, Breitbart Washington Political Editor Matt Boyle will continue our analysis of the election of President-elect Donald Trump, the progress of his transition team, and Trump’s policy vision. He’ll be joined by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), as well as and Armstrong Williams, a close friend of Dr. Ben Carson who will discuss Dr. Carson’s pick as HUD Secretary. We’ll also hear from Frank Miniter, bestselling author of the new book This Will Make a Man of You: One Man’s Search for Hemingway and Manhood in a Changing World. He’ll discuss his recent op-eds for National Review and Fox News. Live from London, Rome, and Jerusalem, Breitbart correspondents will provide updates on the latest international news. Breitbart News Daily is the first live, conservative radio enterprise to air seven days a week. SiriusXM Vice President for news and talk Dave Gorab called the show “the conservative news show of record.” Follow Breitbart News on Twitter for live updates during the show. Listeners may call into the show at: 866-957-2874.
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