Trump responds to NFL protests: ‘Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable’

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump responded to protests across the National Football League on Sunday over his remarks about musicians taking a knee during the national anthem, uttering acceptance for those who locked forearms, but not those who knelt.

“Great solidarity for our National Anthem and for our Country. Resting with locked weapons is good, stooping is not acceptable. Bad ratings! ” the President tweeted Sunday afternoon.

Across the country, dozens of NFL participates have been taking a knee during the course of its playing of the national anthem before their Sunday sports. Their protests come as Trump revamped his evaluation of players taking a knee during the national anthem in affirm over perceived social inequalities.