Sports Donald Trump to NFL players: ‘Find another way to protest’

17:38  10 august  2018
17:38  10 august  2018 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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NFL players responded to Donald Trump with more protests than ever. New, 472 comments. A day after Donald Trump tweeted protesting players should be fired, there has been an increase in protests . If not, YOU'RE FIRED. Find something else to do!

President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of NFL players who protested during the national anthem during preseason games on Thursday. Most of that money goes to the players anyway. Find another way to protest .

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Donald Trump voiced his displeasure on social media Friday morning after several NFL players protested during the national anthems of Thursday’s pre-season action.

Members of the Seattle Seahawks ran into the tunnel leading to the team’s locker room prior to the anthem being played while two Miami Dolphins took a knee and another raised his fist during “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Trump called out the players involved in the incidents, telling them to “Be happy, be cool” and “Find another way to protest.” He also suggested anyone who doesn’t stand for the anthem should be suspended without pay.

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The sight of players protesting has angered Donald Trump . Photograph: USA Today Sports. Donald Trump has launched his latest attack on the NFL , after players continued to protest during and before the national anthem on Sunday. Trump ’s comments are another headache for the NFL .

Donald Trump says he doesn't believe NFL players who protest during anthem have a 'real issue'. "They're all saying, 'Oh, it has nothing to do with the flag, it's the way we've been treated,'" Trump said earlier in the interview.

The United States president was very vocal about the issue during the 2017 season and even called off the Super Bowl-champion Philadelphia Eagles’ White House visit over the anthem dispute.

The NFL and the players’ union have yet to announce a policy for this season regarding demonstrations during the anthem after the league initially ordered everyone to stand on the sideline when it is played, or remain in the locker room.

With files from Associated Press

President Trump criticizes ESPN for not airing national anthem before 'Monday Night Football' .
President Trump shared his latest thoughts on player protests and ESPN's running policy of not airing the anthem before the MNF telecast.This time, Trump aimed his comments at ESPN, which recently stated it will continue its policy of not airing the playing of the national anthem before its "Monday Night Football" telecasts.

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