NFL players, fans gather in front of White House in protest August 26, 2021 August 26, 2021 admin

More News Videos NFL players and their families gathered for a moment of silence at the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order that temporarily bars refugees and residents from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Players were also expected to hold a moment for the families of the victims of a shooting in Orlando on Sunday night, the latest in a series of deadly attacks on U.S. service members.

Trump’s executive orders temporarily barring refugees and people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from the U.K. and the U and its territories have sparked protests and lawsuits.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.