"Sean, need any help?" a mischievous-looking Gronkowski asked after emerging from a door behind the podium.
In photos posted to social media Wednesday, the New England Patriots' turnout at the White House this year seemed to be noticeably smaller than in 2015, when the team last visited the executive residence.
"Along with the parade and ring ceremony, the opportunity and privilege to come to the White House is one of the great things about winning the Super Bowl, so we're very privileged to be here", the coach said.
Kraft compared the comeback and long odds to Trump's campaign for the presidency, saying in the primaries Trump "faced odds nearly as long as we faced in the fourth quarter".
He also thanks Donald Trump for hosting the team at this annual celebration and for supporting the team for so long. We all knew Tom Brady was a late scratch for the visit, and several other players such as Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty made it known well in advance they wouldn't be attending either because of Trump. It said, "I am so happy and excited that our team is being honored at the White House today".
But Brady's absence is particularly notable given the close relationship he has with Trump. "It's a distinct honor for us to celebrate what was unequivocally our sweetest championship with a very good friend and somebody whose mental toughness and strength I greatly admire".
In his address to the team, the president didn't mention Brady, who has led the Patriots to five Super Bowl victories, including on February 5, when he helped New England overcome a 28-3 third-quarter deficit to capture a 34-28 overtime victory against the Atlanta Falcons.
If President Trump didn't like those inauguration photos, just wait until he sees the ones from Wednesday's New England Patriots visit. Kraft gave the money via his Kraft Group LLC.
On Monday evening, Facebook announced that it was launching a review for reporting harmful content following the killing. After approaching Godwin on the street, Stephens asked him to say the woman's name before pulling out a gun and firing.
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Ossoff has been in the national headlines for weeks, as it became clear he had a unique chance to turn a red district blue. Associated Press reporter Catherine Lucey in Washington and Kathleen Foody in Alpharetta, Ga., contributed.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested on Twitter that Trump must have something to hide - such as his Russian connections. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Tuesday that Americans would continue to demand to see President Donald Trump's tax returns .
Seung Hwan Oh allowed three hits in the ninth, but escaped a one-out, bases loaded jam for his second save of the season. Louis is also 5-2 in Lynn's last seven starts in game one of a series, and 2-6 in Lynn's last eight starts overall.
US crude inventories were at 532.3 million barrels, only about 3 million barrels less than the record reached in March. Crude inventories fell 1.03 million bbl to 532.3 million last week, the agency reported Wednesday.
Rickles visited 17 more times after that. "Then we did "Casino" with Don , 20 years ago - and we haven't worked together since". Born in the Jackson Heights section of Queens in New York, Rickles was the only child of an insurance salesman and housewife.
Memphis did not show up early on, but I witnessed several instances where fouls could have been called on the Spurs, but weren't. I know (Gregg Popovich) Pop's got pedigree, and I'm a young rookie. "That's unacceptable, that was unprofessional.