Don Lemon on Trump Slamming NFL Players: Look at ‘The President’s History on Race Relations’

On CNN’s The Situation Room earlier tonight, Don Lemon lambasted President Trump for his continued criticisms of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

Wolf Blitzer brought up the President’s comments about the “very fine people” in Charlottesville and asked why he thinks Trump isn’t defending the right of these players to protest.

Lemon said, “I think the President’s history on race relations shows you, I don’t really have to spell it out.”

He went on to say that the President “needs a good history lesson,” adding, “It’s basically ignorance, he doesn’t understand.”

Lemon recommended Trump read the anthem and said that the players protesting are simply exercising their free speech rights.

Watch above, via CNN.

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