LeBron James, Khalid share Beto O’Rourke’s speech on National Anthem protest, Ted Cruz responds

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FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas Democrats have turned out in force ahead of their state’s first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, March 6 2018, even though their party remains a longshot to win much. Democratic early voting across Texas […]

Beto O’Rourke’s National Anthem speech has been making the rounds on social media since last week. 

It has been shared countless times on various platforms and garnered the attention of athletes and celebrities. 

Here is a list of those who have shared it.

LeBron James, NBA All-Star

Khalid, El Paso R&B singer

Colin Kaepernick, current NFL free agent

Kurt Warner, NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback

Tony Dungy, former NFL coach

Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors coach

Ellen DeGeneres, talk show host

Abby Wambach, USA Soccer player

Reggie Bush, NFL running back

Kevin Bacon, actor

That’s not to say everyone is happy with his stance. Many have taken exception, including O’Rourke’s opponent for the Texas U.S. Senate seat, Ted Cruz.

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