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Trump Calls for 'Consequences' for Protesters Who Burn US Flag

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump called Tuesday for stiff penalties for protesters who burn American flags, even though the country's Supreme Court has ruled that it is a protected form of free speech. "Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!" Trump said on his Twitter account. It was not immediately clear what prompted the president-elect's tweet. But it came days...

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