It’s well known that Patriots owner Robert Kraft and President Donald Trump are good friends, but Kraft issued a statement Sunday morning in reaction to Trump’s controversial statements during a Alabama campaign rally Friday night regarding NFL players and their “disrespect” of the flag.
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) September 24, 2017
Trump as interviewed about Kraft’s statement and appeared to subtly give the Patriots owner the middle finger in doing so.
President Trump: Kneeling during national anthem is “very disrespectful to our flag and to our country” https://t.co/1JP68WuPUM
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 24, 2017