But while Trump himself has added fire to this issue, there are legitimate reasons why the president may not have sung the entire anthem.
Twitterati was quick to notice this and had a field day commenting on how Trump may have forgotten the words to the national anthem.
Trump attended the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Atlanta on January 8 and appeared to have forgotten the words to The Star-Spangled Banner, the Daily Mail reported. Either way, a lot of people are harshly criticizing the President in light of recent comments he made by calling on National Football League owners to suspend players who disrespect the flag by kneeling during the anthem.
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On the way to the game on Monday, Trump signed a law creating a new national historic park for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
"Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he's fired?'" Trump said in August.
Other users defended the president. President Donald Trump was in attendance at the national championship game, and some claim that footage of him during the Anthem proves that he does not know all of the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner". "Singing along wouldn't be easy for him".
Whereas some people on social media try to find excuses for Trump, others seem to be less forgiving towards the president.
This is the President of the #United States that we're talking about.
At first, the president's detractors took to Twitter, gleefully suggesting that he didn't know the words to the song at all.
"We want our flag respected", Trump told the annual gathering of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Nashville.
Before this, he had tweeted about how he was "a very stable genius" and "very smart".