United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter to go after NFL players protesting during the NFL preseason.

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Here we go again.

The issue that won’t go away came back in full force during Week 1 of the 2018 preseason: President Donald Trump vs. NFL, with players protesting during the national anthem at the center of the ire.

On Thursday night, the preseason opened in earnest (last week’s Hall of Fame Game between the Ravens and Bears was a stand-alone tilt), with much of the league playing the summer opener.

Players in Miami knelt. Eagles leader Malcolm Jenkins raised a fist. Giants’ Olivier Vernon and Michael Thomas, after kneeling last season, stood on Thursday at MetLife Stadium. Giants teammate A.J. Francis raised a fist. Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson both knelt during the anthem prior to a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

On Friday morning, Trump reacted on Twitter.

The NFL players are at it again – taking a knee when they should be standing proudly for the National Anthem. Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their “outrage” at something that most of them are unable to define. They make a fortune doing what they love……

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2018

…..Be happy, be cool! A football game, that fans are paying soooo much money to watch and enjoy, is no place to protest. Most of that money goes to the players anyway. Find another way to protest. Stand proudly for your National Anthem or be Suspended Without Pay!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2018

Despite the NFL trying to enact change on when and how players can protest or choose not to participate, nothing concrete has truly been passed. There’s been a vague rule …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time Sports


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