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‘Cut It Out’ NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch wants Trump to stop criticizing the NFL – ‘You have no understanding of why [players] take a knee’ in the national anthem controversy

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NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch would rather Donald Trump stops criticizing the NFL over the national anthem controversy because he ‘has no understanding of why they take a knee’
The 69-year-old film producer said he hopes Trump will ‘have much more going on that he’s going have to deal with… than worrying about what NFL players do’
Tisch, who inherited his father Preston Robert Tisch’s stake in the team, also wants Trump to lay off the league’s owners – many of whom happen to be GOP donors
Beginning with a September rally in Alabama, Trump has turned the controversy over the NFL players protesting during the anthem into a regular theme for his political tirades, a constant theme 
In May the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell announced a new policy, giving players the option of stayimg in the locker room instead, but compelling all team personnel on the field to stand during the anthem 
PresidentTrump told a crowd on July 5 that the NFL’s compromise might be ‘worse’
Trump on NFL players' Anthem protest.jpgDonald Trump inserted himself into the player’s national anthem controversy in September when he criticized the NFL for condoning the protest
His expressed view comes on the heels of the NFL enacting a policy to penalize teams whose players kneel during the national anthem, New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch says he hopes fans have heard the last from President Donald Trump on the controversy.
The protests began in 2016 when then San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem as a moral campaign to raise awareness about inequality and police brutality against minorities.
He has remained a free agent since March of 2017, as many teams have passed on the opportunity to sign the talented player, seen as lightening rod by some power brokers.
John Kelly, Woody Johnson and Donald Trump.pngNew York Jets owner, ambassador Woody Johnson [second left], confers with Gen. John Kelly seen alongside Trump during the President’s recent visit to the UK

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