MSNBC co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinksi, who are engaged, responded with arch tweets alluding to Mr Trump's taunting post last summer that Ms Brzezinksi was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" during a visit to his Florida golf retreat.
"Melania would leave the White House in a hot second if it meant choosing between the role of first lady and her family's health and well-being".
Less than 24 hours later, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, whose primary role is to provide cover and spin for Trump's incessant lies, engaged in classic projection when she stood before the press and called the Eagles nonviolent, innocuous exercise of free-will a "political stunt".
On Tuesday, LeBron James said neither team would visit the White House and Steph Curry and Durant agreed. "The procedure was successful, and there were no complications", White House Communications Director Stephanie Grisham said in a statement on May 14. After calling off the event, Trump instead held a separate event to "celebrate America". "Because Trump's administration is so highly charged, it's understandable that many players would refuse to attend".
Soon after, Mr. Trump took to Twitter, saying "only a small number of players made a decision to come, and we canceled the event".
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This number is expected to rise as much of the area is still too hot for rescue crews to search for bodies. Some 46 people were injured, around half of whom are in serious condition, it said.
"Unfortunately, the Eagles offered to send only a tiny handful of representatives, while making clear that the great majority of players would not attend the event, despite planning to be in D.C. today", she said. But again, I'm not going to speak for other teams. "The people love you, the people of our country love you".
Individual players showed more frustration.
"This can't be serious", Ertz wrote. "Just sad, I feel like you guys should have to be better than this".
Some of Pennsylvania's Democratic lawmakers also weighed in. Sen.
"Because I think the championship - winning a Super Bowl or winning a Stanley Cup or winning a World Series or winning an NBA championship or national championship - is way bigger than getting invited to the White House, especially with him in there, in my opinion".