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Vice President Mike Pence Reacts To NFL's Anthem Decision

Vice President Pence speaking at a podium.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a summit at the East Room of the White House May 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. The White House hosted a summit to discuss prison reform. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The NFL's new policy on the national anthem is drawing plenty of reaction on social media. Even the vice president has voiced his opinion.

It is no secret that President Donald Trump has spoken about NFL players protesting during the national anthem before. Last October, Trump's VP Mike Pence left an NFL game when he saw players kneeling during the anthem.

Now, the NFL has ruled that any players who are on the field during the anthem must stand (players who don't wish to stand can stay in the locker room). The league will fine teams if players elect to kneel or sit during the anthem.

Not surprisingly, Pence is a fan of this policy and he shared his thoughts on Twitter.

From his official account, Pence tweeted this screenshot with the caption #Winning.

You can expect a Trump tweet or two about the NFL's decision sooner rather than later.

As for the new guidelines, well the NFLPA doesn't seem very happy about them. That will be interesting to watch going forward.

The NFL wants to get back to football with today's ruling, but this hot-button topic might not die down totally just yet.