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Trump Says He Is Not Preoccupied With NFL; "Ashamed" Of Protests

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 26 / 17

President Trump this afternoon said he has not been “preoccupied with the NFL” as Puerto Rico recovers from Hurricane Maria and relations with North Korea continue to worsen. Trump during a press conference alongside Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he was “ashamed of ...

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