President Trump re-ignited his war-of-words with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick Friday; saying the infamous protester should only return to the league if “he’s good enough.”
“I think if he was good enough — I know the owners. I know [New England Patriots owner] Bob Kraft. I know so many of the owners — if he’s good enough they’d sign him … they will do anything they can to win games,” Trump said
“Frankly I’d love to see Kaepernick come in if he’s good enough,” Trump added. “But I don’t want to see him come in because somebody thinks it’s a good PR move.”
— The Hill (@thehill) August 9, 2019
“The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was the first NFL player to take a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, and has remained unsigned for nearly three years. Last year, he became the face of a Nike ad campaign, which drew blowback from the president,” reports The Hill.
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