Donald Trump says he won Massachusetts because of friendship with Tom Brady

2021年11月22日 by 没有评论

Night net null null Donald Trump insists he owes much of his early political success in Massachusetts to "good friend" Tom Brady.The controversial Republican presidential candidate earned an overwhelming victory in the state's primary election Tuesday, collecting nearly 50 percent of the vote. That contingent likely included plenty of Patriots fans, and Trump credits the support drummed up by the team's star quarterback for his win. MORE: Deflategate timeline | Mike Ditka will probably vote for Trump“Honestly, in that part of the world, a reference like Tom Brady saying 'Trump’s the biggest winner, Trump is a friend of mine,' that makes an incredible difference,” Trump told The New York Times on Wednesday. “Tom Brady is a great friend of mine. He’s a winner and he likes winners. He was very helpful to us in Massachusetts on Tuesday.” Brady hasn't shied away from his relationship with Trump.In September, a hat with the GOP front-runner's campaign slogan — "Make America Great Again" — was spotted inside Brady's locker. At the time, Brady said "it'd be great" if Trump becomes president. But he has stopped short of formally endorsing Trump, saying only that "I support all my friends."ENGEL: Make Sports Great Again, without the phony Trump rhetoric Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who also counts himself among Trump's pals, offered a similar statement of support Monday on the eve of the primary.“While I am not comfortable discussing politics publicly, I

am very comfortable talking about my friendships with people who happen to be in politics,” Kraft said.Their sentiments seem to be rubbing off on Patriots fans, for better or worse. But not all are in agreement. One fan, Eugene Huffman, said Brady and Kraft are not "in tune with what's going on." Fox Sports reported Huffman is involved in a church program that Kraft funds.