Trump Is Still Tweeting About NFL Players’ Protests

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
In this Sept. 12, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is poised to extend sanctions relief to Iran under the landmark 2015 nuclear... In this Sept. 12, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is poised to extend sanctions relief to Iran under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal even as the White House seeks ways to find the Islamic republic is not complying with the agreement. Administration officials say President Donald Trump is likely to extend sanctions waivers first issued by the Obama administration by a Sept. 14, deadline. However, they say Trump remains determined to “decertify” Iranian compliance by an October deadline. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) MORE LESS
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September 26, 2017 7:51 a.m.

President Donald Trump was up early again Tuesday morning, firing off angry tweets about NFL players’ protests during the national anthem.

Trump has been on a tear since his Friday night rally in Alabama, where he said that any “son of a bitch” who protests during the national anthem should be fired. As more players and teams drop to one knee as the national anthem plays at football games, the President’s anger has grown.

On Monday night, the Dallas Cowboys and the team’s owner, Jerry Jones, who is a Trump supporter, took a knee before the national anthem and then rose for the song. Trump called this “big progress” in his Tuesday morning tweetstorm.

Trump also fumed on Twitter Monday night, going after CNN for reporting that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is not happy with Trump’s war against NFL players.

Kelly did tell CNN that he is “appalled” by the protests, which the network emphasized Monday night in a tweet pushing back against Trump’s attack.

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