Eagles Owner: Trump's Presidency 'Disastrous'

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Lurie made his comment in response to a player saying it was hard to trust owners since many supported Trump, who was sharply critical of players protesting during the national anthem before games.

Some teams choose to visit the White House later in the year, particularly if they can combine it with a trip to play against the Redskins or the Ravens, who are based near Washington. And how many members of the team will make the trip?

Nick Foles said he will do whatever the organization decides when it comes to a White House visit.

Eagles owner Jeff Lurie likely didn't want these comments to surface, but he made ti real clear he is not happy with who is in office and he said so in an epic way. Long and LeGarrette Blount, declined to visit the White House past year when they were with the Patriots.

"Another fact I want to throw out there: Many of us have no interest in supporting President Trump".

Jenkins, who co-founded the Players Coalition, stopped his fist-raising demonstration last season after an agreement was struck with National Football League owners to finance many of their causes.

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Meanwhile, the Eagles would be the first team to visit since Trump's attacks on the league during last season.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a meeting with owners and several high-profile players, including Long and Jenkins, to discuss the league's role regarding social issues.

When a player said it was hard to trust the owners because they supported President Trump, Lurie reportedly responded: "Another fact I want to throw out there: Many of us have no interest in supporting President Trump. But this is not where you brandish a group of people because they own assets in a sport we love, supporting what many of us perceive as, you know, one disastrous presidency".

Jeff Lurie, who owns the Philadelphia Eagles, is a supporter of Hillary Clinton and loaned money to the Democratic campaign when she ran for President.

The White House has confirmed that it has extended an invite to the Eagles and is awaiting confirmation.

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