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Steve Mnuchin Says NFL Players Can ‘Do Free Speech On Their Own Time’

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Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin said Sunday morning that NFL players can express their rights to free speech on their own time.

“This is a job and the employers have a right when the players are working to have rules,” Mnuchin told ABC’s This Week. He was referring to the wave of NFL players who have chosen to kneel down during the national anthem at games this season.

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