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Trump: I am 'proud' of Pence for leaving the Colts game


Added 10-08-17 02:57:02pm EST - “President Trump on Sunday praised Vice President Mike Pence for walking out of an” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Trump: I am 'proud' of Pence for leaving the Colts game”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Trump on Sunday praised Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDems face close polls in must-win Virginia Report: Trump administration officials urged furious Tillerson not to quit Authorities recover 47 firearms in connection with Las Vegas shooter MORE for walking out of an Indianapolis Colts game after several San Francisco 49ers kneeled during the national anthem.

"I asked @VP Pence to leave stadium if any players kneeled, disrespecting our country," Trump tweeted.

I asked @VP Pence to leave stadium if any players kneeled, disrespecting our country. I am proud of him and @SecondLady Karen.

Pence was expected to attend the Colts game Sunday, but tweeted that he left in response to the kneeling players.

"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," Pence said in a statement.

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