The chief of workers for Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) trolled President TrumpDonald John TrumpMelania Trump to attend event with Gold Star families on Monday US official: North Korea’s top military officials replaced Iran urges countries to stand up to Trump’s ‘bullying’ on nuke deal MORE with a side-by-side photograph of Trump’s inauguration crowd and Eagles followers celebrating the workforce’s Tremendous Bowl win.
“Our get together was larger than yours,” Jane Slusser tweeted in response to Trump’s choice to rescind the Eagles’ invitation to the White Home as a result of not all the gamers needed to attend.
— Jane Slusser (@janeslusser) June 5, 2018
Former White Home press secretary Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerWhite House press briefings have gotten shorter every month in 2018: Washington Post Trump signals jobs data before report’s release, breaking with protocol Trump bragged to Obama about size of his rallies in meeting after Election Day: book MORE famously claimed that Trump’s inauguration had the “largest viewers ever,” regardless of pictures clearly exhibiting smaller crowds than at former President Obama’s inauguration.
An announcement issued by the White House mentioned that the Eagles had been “unable” to attend the occasion with their full workforce, and that followers “deserve higher” than the smaller delegation the workforce needed to ship.
The White Home cited gamers’ disagreement with Trump on NFL gamers’ rights to kneel throughout the nationwide anthem.
It was reported that fewer than 10 gamers deliberate to attend the occasion on Tuesday.
Kenney harshly criticized Trump’s transfer, calling him a “fragile egomaniac” in a press release.
“Disinviting them from the White Home solely proves that our President isn’t a real patriot, however a fragile egomaniac obsessive about crowd measurement and afraid of the embarrassment of throwing a celebration to which nobody desires to attend,” he mentioned.
Two Democratic Pennsylvania lawmakers invited the team to go to the Capitol as a substitute of the White Home following Trump’s snub.
I’m happy with what the @Eagles completed this yr. I’m skipping this political stunt on the White Home and simply invited the Eagles to Congress. @Eagles How a few tour of the Capitol? https://t.co/niWR7zkSYx
— Senator Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseySenate Dems to Mnuchin: Don’t index capital gains to inflation Senators offer tax bill aimed at helping first responders McConnell: Midterms will be ‘very challenging’ for GOP MORE (@SenBobCasey) June 4, 2018
The White Home is as a substitute holding an occasion for Eagles followers, now dubbed “A Celebration of America.” The assertion mentioned they plan to “loudly and proudly” play the nationwide anthem on the occasion.