Trump congratulates Nick Bosa: 'Always stay true to yourself'
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U.S. President Donald Trump isn't always a fan of the NFL, but he is a supporter of at least one incoming player.

Trump tweeted a congratulatory message to pass-rusher Nick Bosa on Saturday, saying he will be "embraced" by the San Francisco 49ers who selected him second overall on Thursday.

Leading into the draft, it was discovered Bosa had deleted old tweets showcasing his support for Trump.

The Ohio State product recently toned down his political stances on social media, telling ESPN's Kevin Van Valkenburg in early April he "had to" because there was a chance he "might end up in San Francisco."

Bosa apologized in a press conference Friday for tweeting "(Colin) Kaepernick is a clown" back in 2016.

The tweet was posted on Aug. 31, 2016, at the height of the controversy surrounding Kaepernick and his protest of racial inequality during the national anthem.

"I definitely made some insensitive decisions throughout my life and I'm just excited to be here with a clean slate. I'm sorry if I hurt anybody. I definitely didn't intend for that to be the case," Bosa said.

" ... Bad decision. I respect what (Kaepernick's) done. If it empowers anybody then he's doing good things."

Trump congratulates Nick Bosa: 'Always stay true to yourself'
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