President Donald Trump holds a Patriots Super Bowl jersey next to coach Bill Belichick, left, and owner Robert Kraft, right, as he welcomes during a celebration at the White House in April for New England’s February Super Bowl win.
President Donald Trump holds a Patriots Super Bowl jersey next to coach Bill Belichick, left, and owner Robert Kraft, right, as he welcomes during a celebration at the White House in April for New England’s February Super Bowl win. Molly Riley/Pool TNS
President Donald Trump holds a Patriots Super Bowl jersey next to coach Bill Belichick, left, and owner Robert Kraft, right, as he welcomes during a celebration at the White House in April for New England’s February Super Bowl win. Molly Riley/Pool TNS

White House sports salutes increasingly fraught with political drama

May 15, 2017 8:00 AM