Trump says he wouldn’t steer son Barron toward football

Trump says he wouldn’t steer son Barron toward football

In an interview on CBS "Face the Nation," Donald Trump was asked by host Margaret Brennan whether he'd let his son Baron play football. "Hey, look, that's what they want to do, they want to hit, OK?" I thought the equipment would get better, and it has.

President Donald Trump, center, displays a jersey while standing with Bill Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots, left, and Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots LP, right, at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 19, 2017. It's a very good question" of whether he would let his son play football, finally declaring, "If he wanted to? Yes.

He said: "If he wanted to? Yes".

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand during the National Anthem before a pre-season game in August 2016 to bring attention to the treatment of black people and other minorities.

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Trump noted at the beginning of his answer that he didn't have much concern about the question for Barron because "he actually plays a lot of soccer. But a lot of it had to do with that, and I took care of that", he said in the interview. "But a lot of it had to do with that, and I took care of that". Certain mandatory minimum sentences also were adjusted. Trump has called for National Football League players to be fired if they kneeled during the playing of the anthem.

"I think so. I mean I was just one that felt very important, you can't be kneeling for the national anthem".

"President Obama tried", Trump said. "A lot of people, including me, thought soccer would probably never make it in this country, but it really is moving forward rapidly". Polling data, ticket sales, boycotts, and ratings over the past few years suggest that fans want football to remain just football as more and more get turned off by politics being injected into the game. "It's not totally unique, but I would have a hard time with it". "They'll say, 'Oh, isn't that awful.' But football's become soft like our country has become soft", Trump said while he campaigned in 2016 at a rally in Reno, Nevada. But you can't do that.

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