Dem senator criticizes Pence for not standing for Korean team at Olympics

Dem senator criticizes Pence for not standing for Korean team at Olympics
© Greg Nash

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) on Saturday criticized Vice President Pence after news outlets reported that Pence refused to stand for the entrance of the combined Korea team at the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

In a tweet, Murphy likened Pence’s refusal to stand for the team representing athletes from both North and South Korea to both Pence and President Trump‘s opposition to NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem before football games.

“Why does Pence hate the opening ceremonies? Oh wait…he’s a using ceremony at a sporting event to protest something else. Where have I seen that before?” Murphy tweeted.

Pence left an Indianapolis Colts game that…

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