Man held an American flag, kneeled as Trump’s motorcade passed in Indianapolis


A man takes a knee while holding an American flag as a motorcade with US President Donald Trump drives to Indianapolis International Airport September 27, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man took a knee on the sidewalk as President Trump’s motorcade passed by on Wednesday. In his hand, a folded American flag.

The photo was shot Wednesday by a photographer accompanying the President as he left Indianapolis after delivering a speech on tax cuts at the state fairgrounds.

The photo offers no other detail about the man, or whether he’s a veteran.

After Trump criticized football players who kneel during the National Anthem to protest police brutality, there have been numerous instances of veterans, athletes and others taking a knee in solidarity.

There has also been a backlash over the protests.

Trump and his aides have argued the protests are unpatriotic and disrespectful to the flag and those who have fought to protect the US.

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