Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took President Trump to court for bucking NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the national anthem.
included our right to freedom of expression, "said Buttigieg in a recent interview with TMZ Sports.
" If the president had served, he might think a little bit more about some of these freedoms, "Buttigieg said Navy veteran in New York.
Buttigieg says there are a lot of "strong opinions, but that's part of the reason we served." He started protesting in 201
At that time, Buttigieg said he had served in the military so that citizens had the freedom "to protest against injustice." That's the "crux of the hymn, the flag and the country, "he added in a 2017 tweet.
Trump had demanded that players be dismissed for kneeling during the national anthem. More recently, the president mocked Buttigieg's surname and exaggerated the candidate's proposed "Boot Edge Edge" debate. Buttigieg is Maltese decent.