ESPN’s Jemele Hill: Trump’s NFL remarks will only make more players protest

ESPN's Jemele Hill: Trump's NFL remarks will only make more players protest

ESPN anchor Jemele Hill said Saturday that President Trump encouraging NFL owners to fire players for kneeling during the national anthem will only cause more protests.

“Just so we’re clear: the president’s comments will only incite more player protests, not quell them,” Hill said.

Trump told a crowd at a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange (R) Friday night that NFL players will stop kneeling if people would leave games.

“When people like yourselves turn on television and you see those people taking the knee when they are playing our…

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