WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones amid his prolonged assaults on NFL gamers for kneeling through the nationwide anthem.
On Twitter Wednesday, Trump says the 2 spoke Tuesday. He says: “Jerry is a winner who is aware of the right way to get issues completed. Gamers will stand for Nation!”
On Monday night time, Jones — a supporter of Trump — and his gamers knelt, arm-in-arm, earlier than the anthem, then rose for the enjoying of the music forward of the group’s victory on the Arizona Cardinals.
Trump has spent days lashing out at gamers who kneel, a follow that began with a handful of gamers to protest racial points, together with police brutality.
Responding to Trump, lots of of gamers have been sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms.
Spoke to Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys yesterday. Jerry is a winner who is aware of learn how to get issues accomplished. Gamers will stand for Nation!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 27, 2017