🇺🇸 NFL anthem protests: Trump wants players suspended | Al Jazeera English

August 11, 2018 3:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

US President Donald Trump has criticised American football players who refused to stand during the national anthem on the NFL’s first preseason game, saying they should stand or be suspended without pay.

The players say they want to draw attention to social injustices, but the NFL is under pressure to rein in the protests.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports.

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