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President Barack Obama Defends Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

President Barack Obama weighed in on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s non-violent protest during a presidential town hall Wednesday. According to Daniella Diaz of CNN, an audience member asked Obama about Kaepernick’s decision not to stand during the national anthem before his team takes the field. "I believe that us honoring our flag and our anthem is part of what binds us together as a nation," the president responded.
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