Trump says he supports amendment for American flag burning ban

President Trump has called a proposed constitutional amendment banning flag burning a “no brainer!” 

“All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” he wrote in a Saturday tweet. “A no brainer!” 

The Republican senator from Montana issued a press release about the suggested measure on Flag Day.

“Our United States flag is a timeless symbol of liberty that tells the story of America, the story of our enduring pursuit of freedom,” the Friday statement noted. “Remembering the sacrifices of all who carried its colors into battle, our nation should always render the flag the honor and dignity it is due.” 

The release also points out that Daines has tried to push forth a similar initiative in 2017 and 2018. 

According to CNN, prior US Supreme Court rulings “protect the act under the First Amendment as a form of free speech.”

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
President Donald Trump by Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, center left, as he arrives at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
President Donald Trump is greeted by an honor guard as he and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
President Donald Trump waves with first lady Melania Trump as they arrive at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Police marksmen scan the area as they await the arrival of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at Stansted Airport in England, Monday, June 3, 2019 at the start of a three day state visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump arrive in Marine One at Winfield House, the residence of the US Ambassador, in London on June 3, 2019, as they arrive to begin a three-day State Visit to the UK. - Britain rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on June 3 as he arrived in Britain for a state visit already overshadowed by his outspoken remarks on Brexit. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Police and security personnel survey the area from the top of Winfield House, the residence of the US Ambassador, in London on June 3, 2019, as US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Marine One to begin a three-day State Visit to the UK. - Britain rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on June 3 as he arrived in Britain for a state visit already overshadowed by his outspoken remarks on Brexit. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (C) is greeted by Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (L) as he disembarks Air Force One at Stansted Airport, north of London on June 3, 2018, as they begin a three-day State Visit to the UK. - Britain rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on June 3 as he arrived in Britain for a state visit already overshadowed by his outspoken remarks on Brexit. (Photo by Isabel Infantes / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images)
Items are unloaded from Air Force One following the arrival of US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania at Stansted Airport in Essex, aboard Air Force One for the start of his three day state visit to the UK. (Photo by Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Marine One flies past BT Tower as US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive on June 3, 2019 in London, England. President Trump's three-day state visit will include lunch with the Queen, and a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, as well as business meetings with the Prime Minister and the Duke of York, before travelling to Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (L) and US First Lady Melania Trump (R) walk toward the Marine One helicopter after arriving at Stansted Airport, north of London on June 3, 2018, to begin a three-day State Visit to the UK. - Britain rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on June 3 as he arrived in Britain for a state visit already overshadowed by his outspoken remarks on Brexit. (Photo by Isabel Infantes / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images)
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