It marked the primary go to by an NFL staff to the White Home since 2017; Then-President Donald Trump revoked the Eagles’ invitation in 2018, the Patriots selected to not attend in 2019 and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs by no means made it to Washington D.C. in 2020 in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic
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The White Home welcomed the Tremendous Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a go to with President Joe Biden on Tuesday.
It marked the primary go to by an NFL staff to the White Home since 2017.
Then-President Donald Trump revoked the Philadelphia Eagles’ invitation in 2018, the New England Patriots selected to not attend in 2019 and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs by no means made it to Washington D.C. in 2020 in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It additionally represented seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion Tom Brady’s first go to to the White Home since 2005. He skipped the Patriots’ journeys in 2015 and 2017, the previous whereas Barack Obama was in workplace and the latter with Trump.
Brady, who has described Trump as a “good good friend” however has tried to keep away from revealing his political alignment, joked with President Biden throughout Tuesday’s go to about Biden defeating Trump within the 2020 election.
“Not lots of people assume that we might’ve received. In reality, I take into consideration 40 per cent of the folks nonetheless do not assume we received,” Brady stated, a reference to some Republicans’ efforts to analyze voter fraud and even overturn the election outcome.
“I perceive that,” Biden interjected.
The Buccaneers received their second Tremendous Bowl in franchise historical past the identical season they added Brady, 43, who entered free company after 20 seasons with New England. Brady shall be 44 when he leads the Bucs into the 2021 season.
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