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It appears that Trump trolling the kneeling thing as a ‘win’ for him has back fired on him….
The Philadelphia Eagles have treated the White House very unfairly.
That’s how the bungled celebration for the underdog Super Bowl champions — abruptly canceled by the president Monday night, less than 24 hours before the Rose Garden event was set to take place — is being portrayed by staffers in the West Wing.
Last week, the Eagles submitted 81 names of players who were planning to visit the White House, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement. The team was “full steam ahead,” another administration official said, for an event that had been in the works since February.
But on Monday, the White House was informed that the delegation had been reduced to just two or three players, the owner, and the team’s beloved mascot, Swoop.
“We feel like they wanted to publicly humiliate the White House and the president,” the official said.
The change of plans was a setback for a White House that has until now viewed its culture war with the National Football League as a winning issue with its base. The event had been in the works for months, and taken up hours of planning by senior administration officials….