POTUS Contends That NFL Owners Fear Players

During an interview for morning show Fox & Friends, POTUS spoke about a number of issues, including the NFL protests.  POTUS reiterated his belief that the protests disrespect the flag, national anthem, and servicemembers; but he added his assessment that some NFL owners, to whom he said he’d spoken, are afraid of their players. POTUS stated that the owners needed to be tough, highlighting that the NFL has several rules to which mandatory standing for the national anthem should be added. USAToday.com.