Patriots' Duron Harmon to skip White House visit, says it 'would be dope' to meet with Obama instead

A minimum of one New England Patriots participant has no goal of visiting the White Area to rejoice his crew’s giant Tremendous Bowl win.

Duron Harmon, 28, instructed TMZ Sports activities after the sport that he would possibly not sign up for his teammates for a shuttle to Washington, D.C.

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“They don’t need me within the White Area,” Harmon stated.

The Patriots protection was once requested if he’d meet with President Barack Obama as an alternative — simply because the Golden State Warriors did ultimate month, rather than a gathering with President Donald Trump.

“That may be dope,” Harmon, who simply wrapped his 6th season with the Patriots, instructed the scoop outlet. “Howdy, Obama, guy, come holler at me, guy, we adore you over right here.”

Skilled sports activities groups historically were invited to the White Area after successful championships to rejoice their victories. Harmon seems to be the primary Patriots participant to say no an anticipated invite from the White Area.

The Boston Purple Sox ultimate October pondered whether or not to discuss with D.C. after their Global Collection win; supervisor Alex Cora, a local of Puerto Rico, stated Trump’s tweets about those that died after Storm Maria slammed into the U.S. territory had been “disrespectful.” The Sox later stated they might discuss with the White Area; no date was once instantly scheduled.

Final June, Trump canceled the Tremendous Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles’ discuss with to the White Area after a handful of avid gamers stated they wouldn’t attend.

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The Patriots visited the White Area when they gained the Tremendous Bowl in 2017, however celebrity quarterback Tom Brady, a chum of Trump’s, and different avid gamers skipped the discuss with. Brady additionally ignored a discuss with following the Patriots’ Tremendous Bowl win in 2015, when Obama was once president.

Brady on the time stated “everyone has their very own selection” on whether or not to wait, and stated he hadn’t been ready to move in previous years on account of scheduling conflicts.

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