No, CBS News, NFL players are not protesting the national anthem, and the Texas Senate candidate is not against the national anthem either.
Even Fox News is telling Trump to STFU with the tweets. For the wrong reasons, but it's a start.
When did Donald Trump become the CEO of the NFL?
While only a few NFL players kneeled during the first NFL preseason game Thursday, FBN hosts had a meltdown over this since Trump acted like the NFL's CEO and demanded player suspensions without pay.
The NFL owners just made the national anthem controversy worse.