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Donald Trump Didn't Mention Tom Brady Once In Patriots White House Speech

21 April 2017

Quarterback Tom Brady did not attend the ceremony, releasing a statement earlier on Wednesday citing "recent developments" and "personal family matters" for the reason for his absence.

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The New England Patriot's Rob Gronkowski paid a surprise visit to the White House briefing room during Wednesday's televised briefing. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady along with Danny Amendola, Dont'a Hightower, LeGarrette Blount, Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty, James White, Michael Floyd, Chris Long, Dion Lewis, Patrick Chung and Malcolm Butler skipped the White House visit, according to TMZ.

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Hours later, Brady posted on Instagram that he's celebrating his parents' 48th wedding anniversary.

Trump's welcome to the team was coming hours after the news from MA prisons officials that ex-Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell. The reality is that attendance of 34 players at the White House wasn't their best.

"He's becoming a pretty famous guy for winning, I'll tell you that", Trump said of Kraft, who was one of several National Football League team owners to donate $1 million to his inaugural committee. That's so sweet! Well, Belichick and Kraft tried to top that by presenting Trump with the traditional gift of his very own number 45 Patriots jersey.

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TRUMP: Now, immediately to me that means he's going to tone it down 'cause what he said was so nice.

"What a great day it is to be with all of our friends at the White House". Brady also missed the festivities in 2015, but attended the three previous visits.

SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: President Trump was beaming as he introduced the Patriots and posed for pictures on the South Lawn along with the team's five Lombardi trophies. Others include the owners of the Houston Texans, the Washington Redskins, the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Los Angeles Rams. "I'm very against it and I'd hate for my son, you know, to see me go to the White House and act like it's okay to do whatever you want if you're a celebrity", he said. "With the president having so many strong opinions and prejudices, I believe certain people might feel accepted there while others won't", he said. That includes Brady in 2015.

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Donald Trump Didn't Mention Tom Brady Once In Patriots White House Speech