(THE HILL) — New York Giants owner Steven Tisch said earlier this week that he won’t punish players on his team who protest during the national anthem.

“We support our players,” Tisch told The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday. “They are not going to be punished. There is not going to be any punitive action taking place against them.”

The co-owner also told the magazine that he hoped President Trump wouldn’t weigh in on the NFL protests during the upcoming season.

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