Published: Fri, May 18, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

The Eagles will reportedly visit the White House in June. Who's skipping?

The Eagles will reportedly visit the White House in June. Who's skipping?

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters confirmed the date had been set on Thursday for the Eagles - at least those who decide to go - to meet President Donald Trump.

Long, 33, has been one of the league's most active players when it comes to political and social issues.

"We, as a team, are still kind of discussing what that looks like", Jenkins said to NBC Sports Philadelpia on Philly Sports Talk.

"We have been in contact with White House representatives and are now discussing the logistics of an upcoming visit to Washington", the Eagles told ESPN last month.

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Trump's presidency has thrown a wrench into the tradition of championship teams visiting the White House, as many players who oppose his presidency have stated they wouldn't go; Trump rescinded an invitation to the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors after the players and coach Steve Kerr indicated they weren't planning on going anyway.

"Doing it just to do it, I think at this time there is so much that has been swirling around that administration", Jenkins said. The organization took its time weighing the political consequences the visit would effectuate, and until now is still undecided.

"At this point, I'm not interested in any discussions on anything right now just with the climate that's been going on in The White House", Jenkins said at a charity event he organized in Camden, New Jersey. "So I'll opt out of the photo opportunity". It's nothing new for me. He's going to say, "That guy that disrespects our flag, he's fired". The Patriots visited the White House after their win. However Eagles fans responding to a poll on the matter voted 63% in favor of the team showing up on June 5th for their picture.

While that may be the case, head coach Doug Pederson canceled one of their OTAs last spring so the team could take part in a team-building paintball excursion. "We hope to have something finalized in the next couple of weeks".

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