Some Patriots Players Skipping White House Visit

The Latest Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

The Patriots were at the White House on Wednesday to celebrate their Super Bowl LI win over the Atlanta Falcons with President Donald Trump.

Trump didn't mention Brady during his remarks today, but he did mention a handful of other players who made key contributions to the team's unlikely Super Bowl comeback.

Gronkowski jokingly asked Spicer whether he needed any help.

LeGarrette Blount, Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty, and Jake Long did not attend the ceremony, citing political reasons for their decisions. The high-profile player - who is married to Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen - said he had "personal family matters" to attend to.

Grizzlies coach Fizdale fined US$30000 for refs rant
Like the Spurs, the Cavaliers can take a big step a toward potential first-round sweep Thursday night when they play at Indiana. Conley: "As far as getting to the free throw line, nah". "I'm close, but I'm not going to play the second game".

"You pulled off the greatest superbowl comeback of all time", Mr. Trump told the players.

Trump's choice for deputy secretary of commerce, Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts, has withdrawn his nomination, a source says, amid reports of difficulties untangling his financial holdings to the satisfaction of the government ethics watchdog.

Trump said Belichick is a "special man", adding the "Patriot Way" starts with the head coach.

Despite Trump's claims at a New Hampshire rally that Brady said, "Donald, I support you, you're my friend and I voted for you", his wife Gisele Bündchen denied they supported the president.

Florida Governor Joins Trump To Sign Veterans Bill At White House
After campaigning on the issue of veterans' care that dogged former President Barack Obama for most of his tenure, Mr. Tester is the primary sponsor of the bill that amends the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014.

Brady attracted scrutiny when a red "Make America Great Again" hat - which Trump famously wore throughout his campaign - was spotted in his football locker during this past season. This isn't the first time Brady skipped a White House Super Bowl celebration - he wasn't there in 2015 either. Wide receiver Danny Amendola also skipped the visit, thanking Trump "for the shout out" and saying he had a funeral to attend. What do you guys think? Tom Brady is a longtime friend of Trump's.

About three dozen Patriots players attended the ceremony, which was overshadowed by the apparent suicide early Wednesday of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015. "With the president having so many strong opinions and prejudices I believe certain people might feel accepted there while others won't".

Tight end Rob Gronkowski, a player seen as a key component of the Patriots' title-winning squad, is known for his quick wit and cheek - and he wasted no time causing mayhem by interrupting a news conference with the press corps.

McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer
She said even after they parted she was still trying to get him to reach out for help with a gambling habit. The woman believed to be associated has said she is "overwhelmed" by the tragedy.

Share

Related News

  • Facebook out to read minds

    Facebook out to read minds

    The method works in a way that is similar to how functional near-infrared spectroscopy is now used to measure brain activity. "It's closer than you think", she said speaking at the company's annual developer conference in San Jose, California.
    Sessions expands program to combat crime on tribal lands

    Sessions expands program to combat crime on tribal lands

    Complex historical, cultural and legal relationships between tribes and the USA government have complicated that effort in the past.
    Listen To Prince's Unreleased Track

    Listen To Prince's Unreleased Track "Deliverance"

    Following its digital release on April 2, " Deliverance " will get a physical release on June 2. Prince's estate will earn the majority of the money made from sales of the song and EP.
  • Kane aiming to hunt down Lukaku in Golden Boot race

    Kane aiming to hunt down Lukaku in Golden Boot race

    Thus, they have slapped a price tag of £100 million on Lukaku in order to ward off the interests of Chelsea and Manchester United. It will cost any club interested in Romelu Lukaku a world-record £100million to land the Everton striker, according to reports .
    Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

    Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

    Ryan entered the race.) Supporting your party's nominee for president was kind of a minimal requirement for being speaker. He infuriated local residents when he said the District should rejoin Maryland in order to gain votes in Congress.
    Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

    Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

    Indians looking for skilled worker visas to countries like Australia and the United States will no longer have it easy. The list for the longer visa will be even more strict, said Immigration Minister Peter Dutton .
  • Planet Hunters Find Another 'Earthy' Planet in Our Galactic Neighborhood

    Planet Hunters Find Another 'Earthy' Planet in Our Galactic Neighborhood

    Effectively, the star and the planet orbit around a mutual centre, which falls somewhere inside the star for most planets. The super-Earth exoplanet is orbiting a red dwarf star, much smaller than our Sun.

    Centurion Cristiano Ronaldo hails winning mentality at Real Madrid

    Arjen Robben missed a golden chance five minutes after the interval, but moments later, he was fouled in the area by Casemiro . It's not easy to score six goals against Bayern and we deserved it. 'The sending off is a shocker and the first Ronaldo goal'.
    Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly Show amid sexual harassment lawsuits

    Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly Show amid sexual harassment lawsuits

    GlaxoSmithKline said it had "temporarily put a hold" on ads on O'Reilly's show while it reviews the situation. The campaign has already tweeted support for a few of the companies who've pulled their ads from the show.
  • Arkansas Supreme Court Halts 2 Executions

    Rosenzweig also represents two other inmates scheduled to die this month - Jack Jones and Kenneth Williams. Griffen did not immediately return a message Monday seeking his reaction to the high court's order.
    KKR-backed consortium makes $4.7 bln cash offer for Australia's Tatts

    KKR-backed consortium makes $4.7 bln cash offer for Australia's Tatts

    Tatts shareholders will control 58% of the enlarged entity, with Tabcorp's shareholders holding the remaining 42%. A buyout consortium has made a fresh attempt to gatecrash the betting group's takeover by rival Tabcorp.
    US Navy photo reveals aircraft carrier nowhere near North Korea

    US Navy photo reveals aircraft carrier nowhere near North Korea

    Navy even published a photo showing the Vinson transiting the Sunda Strait. Meyer and Michael Murphy and the cruiser USS Lake Champlain.