'Our national embarrassment': Donald Trump dragged after stumbling over United States national anthem

'Our national embarrassment': Donald Trump dragged after stumbling over United States national anthem

Last night at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Donald Trump made his way to the field to a loud mix of boos and cheers from the fans prior to the playing of the national anthem.

Before heading to the college national football championship on Monday, President Trump reiterated his views on athletes using the national anthem to protest racial discrimination and police violence in America.

"The president mouthed what appeared to be some of the words of the National Anthem and didn't mouth others".

Trump insists that the protesting footballers are "disrespecting" the flag and the anthem.

"Trump's been trying to get football players fired for kneeling during the National Anthem and this man can't even mumble it on national television right", wrote another. Trump seemed more excited to sing along near the end of the song, according to the pool report.

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But supporters praised the president for taking the field, hand on heart.

For months, Trump has attacked members of the NFL for kneeling during the national anthem, accusing them of being "disrespectful", but the president's apparent botched attempt to sing it himself has attracted criticism.

"Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he's fired?'" Trump said in August.

And finally, most people tuned in to Monday night's game for, well the game of course, but others were excited for a separate reason: a new Black Panther trailer.

The league's commissioner, Roger Goodell, responded in a statement at the time, saying, "Divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL, our great game and all of our players".

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