Apr 19, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump praises New England Patriots at White House

Andrew Harnik / AP

President Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday afternoon and congratulated the team on its 5th Super Bowl win:

This Super Bowl effort was a complete team effort, with your backs against the wall... and the pundits saying you couldn't do it, the game was over. You pulled off the greatest Super Bowl win of all time... That game will last forever.

Coach Bill Belichick and owner Bob Kraft both praised Trump in return, but quarterback Tom Brady was a no show.

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