Multiple Patriots players have no interest in visiting the White House


Safety Duron Harmon told TMZ he won't be visiting with President Trump.

The last time the Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2017, a number of players, "including Harmon, refused to visit the White House, some citing lack of support for Trump said The Hill".

While the 28-year-old has no plans of meeting President Trump, he suggested he would be interesting in meeting his predecessor, Barack Obama. "We love you over here man!" Since being drafted by the Pats in 2013, Harmon has never been worse than 11-5 in a regular season, never done worse than reach the conference championship game, and he's made four Super Bowls, going 3-1 in those.

Last year, Trump disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles after their Super Bowl win.

"That would be dope", Harmon said in the video.

The Associated Press' Jimmy Golen reported that Devin McCourty then "playfully accused him of lying and Jason agreed there was virtually zero chance he would go".

If recent history is any indication, the three New England players will be joined by at least a few more team-mates in declining the trip, although not all necessarily for stated reasons related to Trump.

The McCourty's comments came just a day after Patriots safety Duron Harmon said he would not go to the White House either, hinting he felt he would be persona non grata.

The Patriots aren't the only New England team set to visit the White House in the near future. The president referred to the offerings as "Great American Food" and he said he paid for the "Hamberders" himself.