At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, President Donald Trump managed to offend many people by 'disrespecting' the American national anthem.
Trump flew back from his vacation in Florida to host the Easter Egg Roll, and when the national anthem came on, he did not raise his hand over his heart. Both First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron Trump knew to raise their hands, but President Trump had to be reminded by his wife to do so.
While it may not seem like that big of a deal, Donald Trump has gone on record in the past criticizing people for their disrespect towards the national anthem, namely Colin Kaepernick kneeling at football games.
“I think it’s personally not a good thing, I think it’s a terrible thing. And, you know, maybe he should find a country that works better for him. Let him try, it won’t happen," said Trump.
People online have been quick to jump and condemn President Trump for not raising his hand immediately, especially as the President of the United States. They're wondering what the out-cry would be if former president Barack Obama had done the same thing.
You can watch the clip here and judge for yourself.
That's a subtle nudge from Melania to remind Trump to lift his hand during the national anthem... https://t.co/P9XlYpjvcQ— Daniella Diaz (@DaniellaMicaela) April 17, 2017