Fact Check: ‘The View’s’ Joy Behar Falsely Claims Colin Kaepernick Was ‘Praying’ When He Took a Knee
CLAIM: Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick was praying when he took a knee during the playing of the national anthem in 2016.
VERDICT: False. Colin Kaepernick himself has spent six years speaking about his motivations for taking a knee and never once claimed he was doing so to observe his religion.
On Tuesday’s broadcast of ABC’s extreme left-wing daytime talk show, The View, purported comedienne Joy Behar made the absurd claim that ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was “thrown off the team” for praying on the sidelines when he took a knee...