Strona 1 z 1

Lockhart said. ”Those statements

: wt cze 12, 2018 10:12 pm
autor: elaine95
WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump says National Football League team owners are ”afraid of their players.” And he’s still calling for action against those who kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.

Trump says he began criticizing the players because he has ”so many friends that are owners.” He adds: ”I think they are afraid of their players Vita Vea Jersey Elite , if you want to know the truth, and I think it’s disgraceful.”

The president spoke in an interview that aired Thursday on ”Fox and Friends.” He says ”most people agree” with him.

Article continues below ...
NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart called the president’s statements ”inaccurate.”

”I believe there was a statement our owners are afraid of our players and owners requested intervention by political leaders to kick this off,” Lockhart said. ”Those statements are not accurate.”

Obrazek
Trump has spent days attacking players who kneel during the anthem. He insists the NFL should require players to stand. Responding to Trump Mike Gesicki Jersey Elite , hundreds more players have been sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms.

”The owners are clearly united in a sense that the attacks on the game Wholesale Jeremy Kerley Jersey , on the NFL, on the players were unfair and unfounded, and that there was unity among the group Authentic Adrian Clayborn Jersey ,” Lockhart said, noting that about two-thirds of the 32 team owners were at league headquarters this week for committee meetings.

”I think there was also a sentiment … that the issues are being obscured and distorted by people with political agendas. I think they made it clear they support our players, but also support our country James Washington Jersey Elite , the national anthem, the flag – all of the things some have suggested we don’t.”



For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL

. Authentic Womens Dorance Armstrong Jr. Jersey , Authentic Womens Derwin James Jersey , Authentic Womens Kyle Lauletta Jersey , Authentic Womens Leighton Vander Esch Jersey ,