Trump Sings National Anthem, Forgets Words Despite Preaching Respect For It

Trump Sings National Anthem, Forgets Words Despite Preaching Respect For It

However, many people watching on TV thought they spotted the President struggling with the words as the Zac Brown Band struck up. Another person tweeted, "Trump's been trying to get football players fired for kneeling during the National Anthem and this man can't even mumble it on national television right".

Previous surveys have found that many American's don't know the full lyrics to the USA anthem, but for the U.S. president, a man who has attacked footballers for their actions during the anthem, his inability to sing the lyrics proved unpopular online.

Earlier Monday, the president repeated his call for the anthem to be respected.

People have accused the USA president of forgetting the words. Except the political news world - they're talking about how the president appeared to forget the words to the national anthem at the start of the game. He has publicly blasted several players previous year for not respecting the anthem or the flag.

President Trump is the oldest person to be elected president in USA history, and his memory has often been called into question.

The code adds that military personnel and veterans should salute throughout the anthem.

What has Mr Trump said about the anthem?

However, what caught the world's attention was how the president miserably failed at singing the National Anthem.

"We want our flag respected - and we want our NATIONAL ANTHEM respected also!" he wrote.

In May 2017, Trump swayed back and forth while patting his chest during the national anthem at a Memorial Day ceremony.

Later, Trump took to Twitter praising Pence for leaving the game.

US President Donald Trump received a mixed reception from football fans in America's conservative south on Monday, a partial rebuke on his political home turf.

Mr Trump has also strongly criticised National Football League stars kneeling during the anthem in protest against perceived racial injustice.

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