Several notable players, including quarterback Tom Brady, skipped the event, with Trump fan Brady citing "some personal family matters". "Hopefully, if we accomplish the goal of winning a championship in the future years, we will (be) back on the South Lawn again soon".
"What a great day it is to be with all of our friends at the White House".
Gronk and 33 other Patriots players are at the White House to celebrate their win in Super Bowl 51 against the Atlanta Falcons.
Trump says "no team has been good this long". The team presented the president with a personalized "Trump" No. 45 jersey and a helmet from February's Super Bowl, the first such game to go to overtime.
As we learned before the Super Bowl, Tom's mother, Galynn Brady, has been battling cancer over the past year, so many are anxious that the "personal family matter" he skipped White House event for has to do with her.
Brady previously cited family obligations for missed a White House ceremony for the team with former President Barack Obama in 2015. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft, whose personal relationships with President Trump has been heavily reported on over the previous year, were front and center as the President honored the Super Bowl LI Champs.
"He said, 'If you want to say it, you can say it, '" Trump said.
Brady has never specifically stated openly if he supported Trump in the election, but Trump himself ousted Brady as a supporter past year. "I think that's a good decision", he said.
While he doesn't specify his reasons, many speculate that it's to spend time with his mother, who is in town and has been ill.
Mr. Trump also thanked Coach Bill Belichick for a letter he wrote congratulating the president on his win in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, which Mr. Trump later read at a rally "in a very, very big and important state". Devin McCourty, Alan Branch, Chris Long, Martellus Bennett and LeGarrette Blount all have been outspoken about the fact that they did not feel as though it was appropriate for them to take part in the festivities because of the man occupying the nation's highest office.
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Khris Middleton added 20 points for Milwaukee, who will seek to regain the series edge when they host game three on Thursday. In that first game, Bradley only pulled in two boards but was second on the team with an average of 6.1 - he's not even 6-3.
The two also discussed developments in Syria and the USA response to a chemical attack in Idlib province in early April. On Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the results of Turkish referendum should be respected.
This means that the iconic iPhone "home" button, which incorporates Touch ID technology, will be removed from the new iPhone . The device's branding will be based on Apple Watch special edition and hence it carries the moniker of "iPhone Edition".
In those posts, we covered 5 ways the Galaxy S8 is better than the iPhone 7 and 5 ways the iPhone 7 is better than the Galaxy S8 . But in 2017, Samsung made a decision to use the exact same camera hardware that it has been using for the past year.
This was clearly a game Cleveland wanted to win and it didn't, a distressing sign considering what's at stake in the standings. He scored 15 points in the fourth quarter, pushing Atlanta on a 21-2 run that gutted Cleveland down the stretch.
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The Spain worldwide also contributed by doubling United's advantage with a deflected strike just four minutes after half-time. United were more aggressive, they won second balls and probably wanted it more", he said .
Real boss Zidane said: "We played 120 minutes and in the end some players have finished a bit worse for wear". Thomas Mueller said he found it hard to blame a referee for a defeat "but today there's no way around it".
Spicer and Trump have argued that voters declared the issue moribund, electing him even though he shielded the returns. As NPR's Jim Zarroli reports , the returns would shed some light, but not as much as you might think .
Good chance Thornton plays Game 3
The Sharks should also benefit from the 37-year-old's veteran leadership with 156 career playoff games entering Sunday . The San Jose Sharks look for a critical road victory to have a chance to close things out in game six on Saturday .
Relay for Life of Rogers County this Friday
Mark and his team look forward to helping families protect the things that are most important - family, home, vehicle and more. Following the meal, two quilts were given to two of the survivors as door prizes. "We also want to educate them about Relay".
MSU will host 2020 NCAA Skiing Championships
US Bank Stadium will become the largest venue to ever host NCAA wrestling when the event comes to Minnesota in 2020. MSU was awarded the 2020 NCAA skiing championships as selected by the Division I Championships Cabinet on Tuesday.