Donald Trump On ‘Friend’ Tom Brady, Deflategate: He’s ‘Totally Innocent’


President-elect Donald Trump’s ties to the New England Patriots are very well known at this point, especially when it comes to his relationship with quarterback Tom Brady.

Brady has voiced support for his friend in the past, and Trump returned the favor in an interview with TMZ’s Harvey Levin on “OBJECTified,” which airs Friday at 10 p.m. ET on FOX News.

“Well, he’s a friend of mine,” Trump said of why he connects with Brady. “He’s a great guy, and he’s a great athlete obviously. But he’s a winner.”

But the big sports-related quote was about Deflategate.

“Well, you know, he played better with the other ball,” Trump said. “I think Tom is totally innocent. I think Tom is, first of all I know him, he’s an honorable guy. And I’m with him all the way.”

Regardless of how you feel about Trump, Patriots fans, he’s pretty clearly a big supporter of your QB, coach and owner.

Thumbnail photo via Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY NETWORK

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