President Trump: I'd like to see Kaepernick play, if he's good enough

San Francisco 49ers Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick take a knee during the National Anthem prior to their game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte North Carolina, Photo Date: 9/18/16
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A member of the media assembled outside The White House called an audible this afternoon and asked President Trump if he thinks Colin Kaepernick should get another opportunity in the NFL.

"Only if he's good enough," President Donald Trump said. "I know the owners. I know Bob Kraft. I know so many of the owners. If he's good enough, they'd sign him...They will do anything they can to win games, so I'd like to see it. Frankly, I'd love to see Kaepernick come in if he's good enough. But I don't want to see him come in because somebody thinks it's a good PR move. If he's good enough, he will be in."

Earlier this week, Kaepernick posted a training video on Twitter, in a move many think is indicative of his desire to return to the NFL.

He's not played in the NFL since 2016, after he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

In 2017 the NFL players, who chose to follow suit.

Trump said owners should "fire" players who protest the anthem.