The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.
The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy.
- Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years, giving billions of dollars & getting nothing. Policy didn’t work! [0650 EDT]
- The trip by @VP Pence was long planned. He is receiving great praise for leaving game after the players showed such disrespect for country! [0705 EDT]
- A big salute to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, who will BENCH players who disrespect our Flag.“Stand for Anthem or sit for game!” [2151 EDT]
Compiled by Bengaluru bureau