Trump Tells NFL Anthem Kneelers to ‘Be Happy, Be Cool!’

Two Miami Dolphins players took a knee during the national anthem before their Thursday night preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled behind their teammates, who were lined up standing along the sideline. Additionally, Miami defensive end Robert Quinn stood and raised his first (which he also did last season with the Los Angeles Rams).

Friday morning, President Donald Trump—who has waged war with the NFL over the anthem protests—chastised the players and implored them to, “Be happy! Be cool!”

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