Duron Harmon becomes first Patriot to skip White House

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His twin brother hedged only slightly.

The Patriots are Super Bowl champs once again, and once they're done parading through Boston on Tuesday, it'll be time to schedule a visit to the White House.

"I haven't thought about it, but I highly doubt it", Jason told the AP. Harmon said "it would be dope" to follow the lead of the Golden State Warriors and visit Barack Obama instead.

"Nah, man", Harmon said. Harmon appears to be the first Patriots player to rescind an expected invite from the White House.

After New England's prior Super Bowl victory, two years ago against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, cornerback Devin McCourty and tight end Martellus Bennett skipped the trip out of protest. We love you over here, ' he said.

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The last time the Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2017, a number of players, "including Harmon, refused to visit the White House, some citing lack of support for Trump said The Hill". I just feel like, for what he believes and what he says, it doesn't sit well with me, so there's no point in going there. A MAGA hat was spotted in the quarterback's locker back in 2015.

Last year, Trump disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles after their Super Bowl win.

The White House visit for championship-winning teams has become a thorny political issue since Trump was elected.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (right) and Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman (left) celebrated at Disney World following their victory.

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