But then "The Star-Spangled Banner", the United States national anthem, began to play and everyone stood up to put their hands on their chests and sing the lyrics proudly, and it looked very much as through the President could not remember all the lyrics of the song.
After a quiet period on the issue, Trump revived his criticism of national anthem protest last week, tweeting a photo of a woman lying down on a military grave.
Donald Trump was at a college football game for a rendition of the national anthem Monday.
"We want our flag respected", he said earlier in the day during a speech in Nashville, Tennessee, "and we want our national anthem respected also". He has publicly blasted several players a year ago for not respecting the anthem or the flag. He also sang part of the national anthem - starting, then stopping, then starting again - which led some to speculate he didn't know the whole thing.
Still, other users felt Trump's poor lip-singing was a sign that he might be developing dementia - a rumor that has intensified after "Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff claimed several people within his own administration frequently question Trump's mental stability and competency. Pence, in a statement, said at the time:"I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem".
The national anthem became a burning issue of the U.S. politics in September after Trump's severe criticism of NFL players kneeling during the song as a way to protest against violence towards black Americans.
While Zac Brown's team didn't end up taking the title, the moment was more than enough for the singer, who later tweeted "Thank you for the honor to sing our National Anthem".
Later, Trump took to Twitter praising Pence for leaving the game. He made it all football season long his crusade to tell us that anybody who did not stand up and respect the national anthem was a disgrace to this country and they should be fired.
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The commuters complained that auto rickshaws and taxis charged exorbitant fares as the public transport system was hit. The minister said, "I appeal to employees to come back for duty, honorable court has also asked them to come back".
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