Patriots' McCourty twins say they won't visit White House if invited
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New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty said Monday that he will not visit the White House if President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS reimposes UN sanctions on Iran amid increasing tensions Jeff Flake: Republicans 'should hold the same position' on SCOTUS vacancy as 2016 Trump supporters chant 'Fill that seat' at North Carolina rally MORE invites the newly minted Super Bowl champions, while his teammate and twin brother Jason McCourty expressed doubt that he would visit. 

Jason McCourty said it was unlikely that he’d join his teammates to visit the White House and meet with the president, telling The Associated Press: “I haven’t thought about it, but I highly doubt it.”

Devin McCourty told the news outlet outright that, if invited, he would not make the trip.


Shortly before the twins’ announcement on Monday, New England Patriots player Duron Harmon also said he would not visit Trump in the White House to celebrate his team’s win.

Harmon made the comments during an interview with TMZ Sports, during which he said “they don’t want me in the White House.”

The player did added that he thought it “would be dope” to meet former President Obama instead. 

“We love you over here, man,” Harmon said, referring to Obama. 

Harmon was one of a number of players who refused to visit the White House in 2017 after his team’s championship win. 

Trump is a known supporter of the Patriots and has an amicable relationship with quarterback Tom Brady, head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft.

"People love to come to the White House," Trump told CBS News in an interview on Sunday. "So the Patriots were here two years ago, and I’m sure they’ll be back."