A Broward County police union is calling for its members to return their Miami Dolphins tickets after some players protested during the national anthem at a preseason game this week. Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their "outrage" at something that majority are unable to define.
Although several NFL players around the league protested police brutality and racial inequality on Thursday, Jordan was not one of them.
In a subsequent post 14 minutes later, Trump continued: "Be happy, be cool!"More news: Man United wins opener against Leicester City
Of course, Trump actually can't suspend National Football League players without pay because he's the President of the United States of America, and not a dictator who can force his policies onto private corporations, as much as he'd probably like to be the latter.
Trump has attacked those kinds of protests for more than a year, even going so far as to say that players who do not stand for the national anthem "maybe shouldn't be in the country", the NBC News reported. Find another way to protest.
The move comes after the Dolphins faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a preseason game Thursday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Some players took a knee, while Malcolm Jenkins of the Eagles raised a fist. President Donald Trump and others have criticized the players, saying their protests are unpatriotic and disrespect the military.More news: Hurricane Hector to pass just south of Hawaii
"We entered into this partnership with the understanding that the Dolphins organization would require their players to stand for the national anthem", the union said in a statement.
"Before we enjoy this game let's take some time to ponder that more than 60 per cent of the prison population are people of colour", he tweeted ahead of the game.More news: Pogba penalty sets United on way to win over Leicester