"So he writes, 'Congratulations on a tremendous campaign". You have dealt with an unbelievably slanted & negative media & have come out of it beautifully. "You've proven to be the ultimate fighter". Your leadership is fantastic! Like I said, you develop relationships with a lot of different people, and I've certainly come in contact with a lot of different people over the years.
The athlete said in September 2015 that it would be "great" to have Trump as president, after reporters spotted one of the red "Make America Great Again" hats in Brady's locker. In addition to reading a letter of support from Bill Belichick, the republican presidential hopeful touted Tom Brady's support.
WEEI's Scott McLaughlin tweetedMonday night that Brady had told the radio station earlier in the day that he hadn't voted yet. He has not said publicly whom he is supporting, though a hat with Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan seen in his locker previous year did fuel speculation.
According to her reply to a fan on her Instagram page, she and Brady are not supporting Trump. "Unbelievable victor", Trump said of the New England Patriots quarterback. And I want to tell you this guy is a champ and he's a victor and he's a great person. He says his wife told him he's not allowed to talk about politics anymore, a decision he calls "probably a good decision" for his family.
A couple of weeks ago, Brady was once again questioned about Trump; he gave justification about his silence by just stating that "he tries not to make headlines".
"I have multiple friendships that are important to me and that's what that was about", Belichick said. "You're my friend. And I voted for you".
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He read the letter from the podium. I support all my friends. Brady, who made his triumphant return from suspension in Week 5, has led his team to a 4-0 record while putting together the highest weekly Total QBR three times in the four games he has played.
As Trump's campaign continued to generate headlines, oftentimes for controversial reasons, Brady was careful not to endorse or denounce his friend.