NFL legend Brett Favre endorses Trump for president

NFL great Brett Favre has endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection. He’s one of the most prominent figures in sports to publicly pledge support for the President.

在推文中, the former Green Bay Packers quarterback praised Trump’s stances on 言论自由, 的 Second Amendment, 和 警察.
My Vote is for what makes this country great, 言论自由 & 宗教, 2nd Amnd, hard working tax paying citizens, 警察 & 军事,” 他 . “In this election, we have freedom of choice, which all should respect. 为了我 & these principles, my Vote is for @RealDonaldTrump.
The endorsement comes a little more than a week since Favre asked Trump during a town hall how professional sports leagues should promote an anti-racism position without alienating fans.
    王牌, speaking from the White House, 回应, “People don’t want to see all of the politics. They’ve got enough politics with me and everybody else and they don’t want to see it with football, on sports on Sunday or whenever they happen to be watching.
    Favre mostly avoided making political statements throughout his playing career and since retiring in 2010.
    But in July, he was photographed golfing with President Trump. 他们俩 “discussed the importance of sports as a critical unifying and uplifting part of the safe reopening of America,” White House deputy press secretary Brian Morgenstern said, 根据 CNN affiliate WTMJ.
    The two were pictured without masks in close proximity to each other.
    He also appeared in an election ad for Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in June, 的 Mississippi Clarion-Ledger reported.

    Trump gets support from NFL

    NFL team owners have donated millions to Trump’s campaign in the past, Favre is one of the few former or current NFL players to endorse the President.
    本周早些时候, retired NFL quarterback Jay Cutler appeared to support Trump’s reelection by reposting an endorsement letter from professional golfer Jack Nicklaus with the captionNever a doubt.
    Trump’s relationship with the NFL has been rocky. 在 2017 和 2018, 他 被批评 Colin Kaepernick and other players who knelt during the National Anthem to protest police violence against Black Americans and said they should be fired.
      今年早些时候, Favre saidthere’s no right answerwhen it comes to players kneeling during the anthem but asserted thatwe should all be treated equal.
      If you can’t do that, you shouldn’t be in America,” he told 今日美国 在八月.

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