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McCourty, a team captain, told Time magazine that he also doesn't feel "accepted in the White House". The New England Patriots star made a guest appearance during the daily White House press briefing to offer Sean Spicer a hand.

After taking pictures, the team rolled inside, where Gronkowski took a moment to interrupt press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing.

That led to laughter from the press corps.

"I think I got this", Spicer demurred as Gronkowski quickly turned to leave.

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"Alright, that was cool", he said to the amusement of the room full of reporters. Trump long has supported the Patriots - particularly Brady and coach Bill Belichick - and seemed excited to welcome the Super Bowl champs. Brady will not join his New England Patriots teammates when the Super Bowl champions visit the White House on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, to accept congratulations from President Donald Trump for another National Football League title. "I'm a father of three daughters and I have a son as well and I just can't see myself having any type of interest to go meet this person that said such frightful things". After the Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2015, when Barack Obama was president, Brady also didn't attend the team ceremony, again citing that he had a previously scheduled family obligation. But exactly how long has this tradition been around, how many teams have been invited and which ones actually attended?

Gronk then asks, "You sure?" to which Spicer responds with a smile, "Maybe". The quarterback is reportedly spending the day with his mother, who is in Boston and has been dealing with an illness.

Several of Brady's team-mates had, in recent months, indicated that they would boycott the meeting with Trump for political reasons. Spicer joked as he went on to take other questions.

Tom Brady was among the many New England Patriots that didn't meet Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday.

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