"They don't want me in the White House".
Instead, Harmon, who stepped in for Patrick Chung after the starter left the game with an arm injury, would prefer to meet with Obama like the Warriors did earlier this season after the 2018 National Basketball Association champions weren't invited to the White House.
This takes the pressure off everyone involved, and that way it won't be a giant public announcement when players refuse to visit the White House. But several players, including Tom Brady, McCourty and Harmon, did not attend.
Devin flat-out said he is not going to go. We became more divided than ever, with Obama fueling the racial fire by inviting the racist, domestic terrorist group Black Lives Matter to the White House so he could be buddy-buddy with them.
A more recent tradition has been athletes, and teams in general, refusing to meet with President Trump, due to his controversial beliefs and policies.
The Patriots aren't the only New England team set to visit the White House in the near future.
That followed Trump's tweeted declaration the preceding September that the Warriors' invitation was "withdrawn", because of "hesitation" by Golden State star Stephen Curry.