Trump Says NFL Owners' Anthem Protest Ban Doesn't Do Enough


The National Football League (NFL) hoped to put to rest the controversy over kneeling players by ginning up a new rule that would fine teams and those who kneel during the pre-game National Anthem.

"You should stand proudly for the national anthem - or you shouldn't be playing", Trump said in an interview with FOX & Friends on Thursday morning. "If you want to stand, maybe you shouldn't be in the country, so that's the president's assertion", Doocy said with a big grin on his face. "Maybe they shouldn't be in the country".

"[Y] ou have to understand that the plan we ended up with. was vastly less onerous than the one that was presented to me late last week", said Johnson, who added that the team would not fine or suspend any players who choose to stay in the locker room while the anthem is played. "The laws are disgusting", Trump said in the interview.

Despite the Trump administration's celebrations on Twitter, however, the rule may not be the end of kneeling protests. "I think the people pushed it forward", Trump said.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sparked the protests in 2016 after he refused to stand during the national anthem and honor a song and a flag that he said "oppresses black people and people of color".

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At least one National Football League owner, the New York Jets' Christopher Johnson, understands the importance of that.

The NFL Players Association, which was not included in league discussions on how to handle the anthem issue, threatened to challenge the policy if it was deemed a violation of its agreement with the league.

A statement from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding the new decision reads in part: "This season, all league and team personnel shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem". "I brought it out". Trump suggested that allowing players to stay in the locker rooms might have even been too lenient.

Rather than take the safe PR route of deferring to those city officials, the Bucks decided they also had something to say. "I know it's a touchy subject, but I feel confident we'll do it together".

"We've been supportive of those in the past who have chose to protest", Mara told Sirius XM, "but I think we've gotten to a point now where it's become such a divisive issue that I think it's important that we come out of here with a policy that everybody can respect and adhere to".