The feud between Donald Trump and the National Football League (NFL) has been going on for a week, and it has dominated the news cycle during that time. In her latest press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made remarks about where the president stands on the issue that didn't go over well on social media.

Sanders on NFL feud

Last Friday night, Donald Trump appeared in Alabama to campaign for Luther Strange in the GOP run-off Senate election, which took place earlier this week. While Strange ended up the loser this past Tuesday, it was Trump's comments during the rally that took everyone by storm.

The president called out the NFL for allowing players to protest the national anthem, ripping those who take part in kneeling during the song as a "song of a bitch" who should be fired. In the days that followed, Trump received massive backlash, resulting in the largest national anthem protest in league history during Sunday's games. Sports stars, Hollywood celebrities, and the majority of the mainstream media hit back against the former host of "The Apprentice," but that hasn't stopped him from sounding off. On Thursday during an interview with Fox News, Trump accused team owners of being scared of the players, which he called "disgraceful." As reported by The Hill on September 28, Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave an odd answer about Trump's current position on the issue.

(Sanders' remarks about "Black And White" come at 2:00 in the above video)

During the Thursday press conference at the White House, April Ryan of the Urban Radio Networks grilled Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Donald Trump's grudge with the NFL in regards to protesting the national anthem. "I don’t think there's much to clarify,” Sanders stated, before curiously adding, "It’s pretty black and white there." Sanders' use of the term "black and white" left her open for criticism due to the fact that many continue to accuse Trump of catering to white nationalists.

"This isn't an us-versus-them," Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted. "This should be a very unifying moment," she continued. "When the national anthem plays, all Americans should be proud to stand up, salute that flag, salute that anthem," Sanders added.

Twitter reacts

Following Sarah Huckabee Sanders remarks, critics of the president lashed out on social media.

"Yep, considering Trump only targeted black athletes," one tweet read.

"Time & time again, Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirms that this is the most incompetent, repugnant & racially discriminatory White House ever," another tweet added.

"(SHS) refuses to comment on Trump's endorsement of racist homophobe Roy Moore," one Twitter user wrote.

"I don't know whose kids I feel worse for - Kellyanne Conway or Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Both seem like they would be really cruel mothers," an additional tweet noted. As the backlash and trolling continued, it showed that the political divide in the United States was not going to end anytime soon.