Donald Trump Says Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Ad Sends ‘Terrible Message’

donald trump says nikes colin kaepernick ad sends terrible message

Donald Trump Blasts Nike & Kaepernick … ‘It’s a Terrible Message!!!’

9/4/2018 2:37 PM PDT
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Donald Trump Says Nike's Colin Kaepernick Ad Sends 'Terrible Message'No surprise here — Donald Trump doesn’t think Nike should “Just Do It” with Colin Kaepernick … saying the company’s new ad campaign sends a “terrible message.”

The Prez — who’s vehemently against NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem — tells the Daily Caller he disagrees with Nike’s endorsement. He says … “I think it’s a terrible message that they’re sending and the purpose of them doing it, maybe there’s a reason for them doing it … but I think as far as sending a message, I think it’s a terrible message and a message that shouldn’t be sent. There’s no reason for it.”

It’s interesting, though … Trump admits Nike is a tenant in one of his NYC buildings, and says it pays him a lot of rent for the NikeTown location — but adds, the company has the right to align itself with whomever it wants.

He adds … “It is what this country is all about, that you have certain freedoms to do things that other people think you shouldn’t do, but I personally am on a different side of it.”

Donald Trump Says Nike's Colin Kaepernick Ad Sends 'Terrible Message'

As we’ve reported, Kaepernick’s ad, part of Nike’s 30th anniversary of its “Just Do It” campaign — has sparked major backlash … including from the National Association of Police Organizations, which is calling for a Nike boycott.

On the flip side, several celebs and athletes have publicly supported the ad … even Tom Brady.

As you’ll recall … Trump made headlines in September 2017 after saying NFL owners should fire players who kneel for the anthem, referring to them as “sons of bitches.”

A year later … the war rages on.

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