These Patriots Players Are Refusing To Go To The White House To Meet Trump

They’re not Trump fans.

After a Super Bowl, the winning team is usually invited to the White House for a special celebration with the president.

After a Super Bowl, the winning team is usually invited to the White House for a special celebration with the president.

Here’s President Obama welcoming the Denver Broncos to the Rose Garden last year.

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So after Sunday’s victory by the Patriots, it’s expected the champions will be invited to a ceremony with President Donald Trump, who is a big fan of New England and quarterback Tom Brady.

So after Sunday's victory by the Patriots, it's expected the champions will be invited to a ceremony with President Donald Trump, who is a big fan of New England and quarterback Tom Brady.

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But immediately after the game, one player came forward to say he’ll skip any team trip to the White House because of his opposition to the new president.

But immediately after the game, one player came forward to say he'll skip any team trip to the White House because of his opposition to the new president.

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Tight end Martellus Bennett told reporters after Sunday’s win that he’s “not going to go” to the traditional meet-and-greet. “It is what it is,” he told the Dallas Morning News. “People know how I feel about it. Just follow me on Twitter.”

Tight end Martellus Bennett told reporters after Sunday's win that he's "not going to go" to the traditional meet-and-greet. "It is what it is," he told the Dallas Morning News. "People know how I feel about it. Just follow me on Twitter."

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