President Trump tweets that National Football League should suspend Raiders' Marshawn Lynch

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"Two dozen NFL players continue to kneel during the national anthem, showing total disrespect to our Flag & Country".

After photographs surfaced showing Lynch standing during the Mexican National Anthem and sitting during the US National Anthem at a game against the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday, Trump called for his suspension.

Trump won't get his way, but with a quick tweet he brought the issue to the Raiders' doorstep in what will become a topic in Alameda all week.

Of course, this isn't the first time Trump is ignoring rules.

The veteran running back has yet to explain why he regularly sits for "The Star-Spangled Banner", while other players have described their refusal to stand for the anthem as a protest against the deaths of black men at the hands of police.

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Calling for player suspensions and going after the NFL's ratings are nothing new for Trump, who during a September rally called for NFL owners to fire protesting players and for fans to boycott the league until all players stand for the national anthem.

Nobody is telling the president that he has to celebrate these protests.

On Sunday Trump tweeted out that he should have left three college basketball players to sit in jail cells in China after being arrested for shoplifting.

This marks the second day Trump has taken to social media to criticize African-American athletes. Of all the players Trump could have singled out, Lynch will have plenty of supporters come back at him. The weekend after Trump's comments in September, the Jacksonville Jaguars played the Baltimore Ravens in London.

The president is revealing his true nature, and broadcasting to the world his desire to punish individuals that don't honor or respect him.

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