Patriots gave Trump Super Bowl ring as thanks for White House visit

Patriots gave Trump Super Bowl ring as thanks for White House visit
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[Ed. – For some reason, this article marks the first time I’ve really thought about a future Trump Presidential Library.  It’ll have to be in New York, presumably.  It’s bound to be…something.  Trump will have to report the gift of the ring in routine disclosure forms, and will probably put it on display in his library.]

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft gave President Trump a commemorative Super Bowl ring after the team’s visit to the White House in April.

Patriots spokesman Stacey James told USA TODAY Sports that during the team’s championship visit, Trump mentioned to Kraft, a longtime friend, how honored he was that the Patriots were the first team to visit the White House during his presidency. …

James said that of the five times the Patriots have visited the White House, this one included the best treatment — in Kraft’s eyes — by allowing the most time with the President and including the most impressive White House tour.

James said that Trump received a customized ring that mirrored what Patriots players and staff received following their Super Bowl victory. Those rings were crafted in 10-karat white gold and featured 280 diamonds with the words “World Champions” on the front. The inside of the ring includes, “We are all Patriots” and “greatest comeback ever,” a nod to the 31 unanswered points scored against the Falcons in the most dramatic comeback win in Super Bowl history.

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