Brit Hume remarked on the criticism Mike Pence has received for walking out of an NFL game on Sunday when several players knelt for the national anthem.
"People are accusing the vice president of carrying out a stunt, the Fox News political analyst said on "America's Newsroom" Monday.
"The football players who are kneeling on the field during the anthem, that's arguably a stunt as well," he pointed out.
"They have a right to protest. I would say the vice president has the right to counter-protest, which is what happened."
Here's Brit Hume on Fox News Special Report: