It didn’t come from Twitter, but President Donald Trump weighed in Tuesday on the Nike endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick that has inspired some to light their shoes on fire.Trump saved his comments for an interview with The Daily Caller where he criticized the partnership while taking a more nuanced approach than people have come to expect from the president.Donald Trump: Nike’s Kaepernick deal a ‘terrible message’“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,” Trump said.He quickly changed his mind, deciding that there is no reason for the deal.“But I think as far as sending a message, I think it’s a terrible message and a message that shouldn’t be sent,” Trump said. “There’s no reason for it.” 26 PHOTOS Colin Kaepernick through his career See Gallery Colin Kaepernick through his career LAS VEGAS – OCTOBER 02: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #10 of the Nevada Reno Wolf Pack celebrates with fans after defeating the UNLV Rebels 44-26 at Sam Boyd Stadium October 2, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) 30 December 2008: Nevada Wolf Pack quarterback Colin Kaepernick (10) in the Roady’s… Read full this story
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