Steve King says Kaepernick’s protest is ‘activism that is sympathetic to ISIS’

STEVE KING-VO

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Congressman Steve King says Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the national anthem is “activism that is sympathetic to ISIS.”

The 49ers quarterback has sat or has taken a knee while the anthem has been played in protest of what he says is the oppression of blacks and other minorities.

The Iowa congressman tells Newsmax TV that Kaepernick is taking advantage of his position as an NFL quarterback and “undermining patriotism.”

 

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