Tom Brady told WEEI’s Kirk and Callahan on Monday morning that he hasn’t voted yet. At a rally on Monday night, Donald Trump told a different story.
The Republican candidate for president said that the Patriots quarterback called him to show his support. During their conversation, Trump said that Brady had already voted for him. Early voting in Massachusetts closed on Friday.
"He called today," Trump said of Brady, "and he said, 'Donald, I support you. You're my friend, and I voted for you."
Back in February, Trump was asked by the Kirk and Callahan Show if he hoped Brady would endorse him.
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"No, because I told him not to," Trump said at the time. "He’s got sponsors, he’s got all of his different things that he has to do. And I told him not to.
"He couldn’t be nicer. There was an article in GQ, he said, 'Trump’s the biggest winner, you can’t beat Trump' and all that stuff. And I said, 'Don’t do that, because you may have a sponsor that doesn’t like me.' They may be liberal, they may be something. And I don’t want him to get involved in that stuff. It’s hard for athletes.
"Now, with that being said, I have had many athletes endorse me. Lots of different guys have endorsed me, which is great. But Tom’s in a very interesting position, and I said, 'Tom, don’t do that.' What he does is he says great stuff about me.
"I think he would do it if I asked him. I’ve never asked him to do it. But I think he’d do it if I asked him."