Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is excited to go visit White House, Donald Trump, for Super Bowl trip

Since November of 2016, players on championship teams have faced questions about whether they will go visit the White House in the traditional celebration for a new title team.

For Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, politics don’t seem to matter in his decision. Others have avoided the White House trip since Donald Trump was elected, but Kelce is excited to go.

TMZ had Kelce’s comments over going to the White House, and he explained himself on Twitter.

Travis Kelce excited about White House

TMZ posted about Kelce saying he wanted to go to the White House, calling it a "Crazy opportunity!" That led to some backlash, because everything related to politics in 2020 leads to a backlash, and Kelce wanted to explain himself.

As TMZ pointed out, other Chiefs players like Tyreek Hill and Bashaud Breeland have expressed interest in going to the White House, and coach Andy Reid has as well. Defensive end Frank Clark wasn’t so sure, saying he had “mixed emotions” about Trump and the trip.

Teams, players have to answer about White House trip

The Golden State Warriors didn’t visit Trump and the White House after their 2017 NBA title. Trump withdrew the invitation after Stephen Curry expressed that he might not want to go. That’s the most memorable instance of anyone taking a stand against the traditional White House trip.

Other athletes have skipped the trip, as tensions over politics have grown. Don’t expect that to ease up, no matter who is in office.

We’re not through having to hear championship teams having to confirm they want to go to the White House, then explaining themselves if they do.

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MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Frank Clark #55 of The Kansas City Chiefs celebrate after defeating the the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers with a score of 31 to 20. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Kendall Fuller #29 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after a interception against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts against the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Damien Williams #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Damien Williams #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Sammy Watkins #14 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs with the ball after a reception against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Damien Williams #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs dives into the endzone for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Armani Watts #23 of the Kansas City Chiefs reacts during the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Tarvarius Moore #33 of the San Francisco 49ers interferes with a pass intended for Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce (87) celebrates his touchdown with Kansas City Chiefs' Damien Williams during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Kansas City Chiefs' Damien Williams (26) scores a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Tarvarius Moore #33 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after intercepting a pass by Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs (not pictured) during the third quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during the third quarter in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Frank Clark #55 of The Kansas City Chiefs celebrate after defeating the the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers with a score of 31 to 20. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 02: Demarcus Robinson #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates a long pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is doused on the sideline during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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