The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the national anthem is beginning to work (at least in Dallas and Miami). Of course, the NFL gave up its tax-exempt status in 2015 (for reasons that aren’t entirely to do with their tax obligations), and the President is famously in favor of lowering tax rates for other big businesses.
Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”
Pro Football Talk | Oct 10