It's not uncommon for just a few representatives from Super Bowl championship teams to make the ceremonial trip to the White House. "You've achieved it five times", Trump said, then referencing Belichick's "no days off" chant from the victory parade in Boston and saying it applies to his job, as well.
"The Patriots are an incredible organization and this Super Bowl victory was a complete team effort", Trump said, praising the leadership of Coach Bill Belichick and the team's owner Robert Kraft.
Although daily briefings with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer occasionally end in fireworks, the Naval Reserve officer has earned a reputation for thinking on his feet and for running a tight ship.
The White House celebrations were overshadowed by the suicide of the Patriots former star Aaron Hernandez, who hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said.
Kraft was one of at least seven National Football League team owners who gave $1 million each to Trump's inaugural committee, a new fundraising report shows.
Noting "pundits" had given the Patriots up for dead in February's Super Bowl against the Atlanta Falcons, only to watch them clinch a last-minute victory, Trump quipped: "Good old pundits, boy, they are wrong a lot, aren't they?"
"I am so happy and excited that our team is being honored at the White House today", Brady said in a statement provided by the team to CNN.
"I think I got this, but thank you ... maybe", Spicer replied.
Kraft said he was delighted to be honored by Trump for a remarkable comeback victory that he said echoed the president's own longshot campaign "against 16 career politicians facing odds nearly as long as we faced in the fourth quarter".
Kraft presented Trump with a personalized jersey and Belichick gave Trump a personalized helmet.
Brady was absent Wednesday due to "personal" matters. And, more importantly, would it be a noticeable difference from last time. "With the president having so many strong opinions and prejudices I believe certain people might feel accepted there while others won't". The number of players not attending because of the president, and vocally doing so, is unprecedented.
Ritchie will direct from a script written by John August , the scribe who amusing enough worked with Burton on Big Fish . However, we aren't exactly sure what a live-action Genie is going to look like.
Safety Devin McCourty , a team captain, told Time magazine : "Basic reason for me is I don't feel accepted in the White House". The president praised the "culture dedicated to winning" that coach Bill Belichick created in the Patriots organization.
Patriots spokesman Stacey James said: "We are aware of the reports but I don't anticipate that we will be commenting today". Hernandez was a fourth-round pick of the Patriots in the 2010 NFL Draft and looked like he had a bright future in the NFL.
But Chinese authorities are using a mix of incentives and penalties to push automakers to produce electric models. The vehicle will be made by GM's joint venture with a state-owned automaker, Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp.
On both the North Korean and USA sides of the conflict, all talk of military action can likely be dismissed as bluster. Mr Trump blamed previous presidential administrations for creating the situation with North Korea.
In her brief video, Moon hit the high notes for Seattleites who might be disenchanted with the city's seemingly relentless growth. In 1984, the state Legislature approved a law that prohibits a county, city or city-county from levying a tax on net income.
Crozz can go up to 311 miles on a charge, and with fast charging it can recharge up to 80 percent in just 30 minutes. The race to electric supremacy within the auto industry is on and Volkswagen recently unveiled its latest contender.
Pence repeated the phrase in South Korea, the first stop on his tour, and again during his speech aboard the Ronald Reagan. Trump said on Twitter, recounting what he told Xi while hosting him this month at his Palm Beach, Florida, resort.
He has won praise for cleaning up once-filthy rivers and creating more green spaces, although his acerbic style has upset some. Authorities in neighboring provinces on Java island have urged the public to refrain from non-essential travel to Jakarta .
But the 2014 collapse in oil prices left the government unable to maintain a complex system of subsidies and price controls. Regional elections due in December were indefinitely postponed and there is still no date for local polls due this year.
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He said that the First Lady has worked for long just to make the event a ideal one and in line with how they want to be. But if playing with freaky bunnies and dudes with scary hair and super long ties is your thing, then go right ahead.