As he took the field before Alabama and Georgia faced off in the College Football Playoff National Championship, the president was greeted by the tens of thousands in Atlanta with cheers and a smattering of boos.
"Trump doesn't know the national anthem".
The president had previously also courted controversy over his singing of the national anthem in May previous year.
"Trump being down on the field, walking out with the troops, singing along with the National Anthem with such pride, is the very definition of Pro-America".
It's also worth pointing out that Trump tweeted about the importance of the national anthem earlier today, saying that he wants our flag respected and "we want our NATIONAL ANTHEM respected also!" Trump seemed more excited to sing along near the end of the song, according to the pool report. As Americans commemorate King's birthday next week, the president will again be called upon to hear out those citizens who support using the First Amendment to protest racial injustice - including on the football field. Hmm. well, that's one way to show respect, I guess.More news: Kia Niro EV Set to Deliver Tesla-Like Range
The president, flanked by military members, stood near the 40-yard line with his hand on his heart as the anthem played.
And finally, most people tuned in to Monday night's game for, well the game of course, but others were excited for a separate reason: a new Black Panther trailer.
A week in which the world has learned an bad lot about Donald Trump fittingly ended with one final revelation.
Trump has singled out ex-NFL quarterback Kaepernick for launching the trend past year, and called other pro ballers SOBs who should be fired for participating in the silent protests.
After the supposed fumble, Josh Dawsey, a White House reporter who travels with the president, took to Twitter to give his take.