“I’m not going to go," he flat-out told a reporter.
Discussing whether or not he was worried about upsetting Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Bennett said, “I’m not worried about it at all… Whatever I want to do, they believe in that.”
Bennett's response when asked to elaborate on his decision was succinct: “It is what it is. People know how I feel about it. Just follow me on Twitter.”
Several of his tweets are reflective of his political viewpoints:
When asked prior to the Super Bowl by reporters about taking a trip to the White House, Bennett said, “I don’t know. I’ve got to win the Super Bowl first, but most likely no… I don’t support the guy that’s in the house.”