Gronk and the Brady-less New England Patriots with President Obama, who never disinvited a team to the White House because some players weren't attending. The Eagles safety, who has been a vocal advocate for social justice, felt like talking wasn't getting his point across.
In the interim, Mrs. Trump underwent a kidney procedure and recuperated in the hospital for five days, according to the White House.
There was at least one common theme - a united front.
"She's doing great. She went through a little rough patch, but she's doing great", Trump said at the top of the meeting, surrounded by his Cabinet as several governors and other officials participated by video conference. Jenkins stopped protesting during the national anthem after that partnership was forged.
Speaking to her, he added, "The people love you, the people of our country love you".
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That proved to be the final piece of goal-mouth action in the half as England ended their World Cup preparations on a high. But I know the fanbase is there and I am really looking forward to playing here.
"I was looking forward to it. Listen, you win a world championship or an NCAA title or anything, you want to be recognized that way", Pederson said, when asked if teams should just stop going to the White House altogether.
Trump rescinded his invitation late Monday and instead turned the ceremony for the Eagles on Tuesday into his own brief "Celebration of America" after it became clear most players weren't going to show up.
"An opportunity, I think, was floated around as an idea", Jenkins said of a sit-down with President Donald Trump.
"He's basically making a very simple request that when the National Anthem is played at a sporting event, people stand, and people respect that and I know everybody saying but nobody need, nobody - they're obviously are some hurt feelings over the new policy". "It's over. What you've seen and what you've heard is enough". "And at the last minute, they said two players [would] attend and a mascot. and the coach".
According to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House chose to call off the event because there was a belief inside the administration that the Eagles were trying to pull some kind of "political stunt".
"That's weird. Trump is canceling events if a lot of people aren't showing up?"