NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown is not a fan of players kneeling during the national anthem. The former Cleveland Brown great was Fox News Tuesday where he made his feelings on the situation known.
When asked about the subject, Brown responded “I would not denigrate our flag and our national anthem. We should always be Americans first and we should work our butts off to do the right thing and make it a better country.”
Jim Brown: “We should never denigrate our flag and our national anthem.” pic.twitter.com/Qm8GeEXYKS
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Brown’s appearance comes after he said that due to all the negativity President Trump has face from the press, he finds himself pulling for Trump that much harder, wanting him to succeed. He went on to say that he’ll be supporting Trump’s re-election bid in 2020.
Brown also mentioned that “that would make me very unpopular in the black community, very unpopular with a lot of Americans […] but I think that there are certain good things that are coming out of this Presidency because we’ve never seen anything like it.”