Kevin Plank

Under Armour CEO responds to criticism of Trump praise

The CEO of Baltimore-based sports apparel company Under Armour responded Wednesday to criticism he received after calling President Donald Trump "an asset to the country."

In an open letter to Baltimore published as a full-page advertisement in The Baltimore Sun, Kevin Plank wrote that he wanted to clarify what values he and his company stand for.

"In a business television interview last week, I answered a question with a choice of words that did not accurately reflect my intent," he wrote referring to an interview on CNBC on Feb. 7.

The company stands for equal rights and job creation and believes "immigration is a source of strength,...

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