Trump Claims ‘Many People Booed’ NFL Players Who Knelt For National Anthem

President Donald Trump was back tweeting about NFL players Monday morning, claiming “many people booed” those who knelt for the anthem while noting that the issue has “nothing to do with race.”

Trump kicked off the morning with a tweet hailing “NASCAR and its supporters and fans”:

And then, while taking time to allege that a “small percentage” of players engaged in the anthem protest, Trump tweeted that they were booed by fans:

He also claimed the issue is not about race, and that the NFL “must respect” the “Country, Flag and National Anthem”:

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