After charging Patriots owner Robert Kraft with soliciting prostitution, the Jupiter police claimed they have video evidence to prove it.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said he was surprised by the news of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft being charged with soliciting prostitution on Friday.
While speaking from the Oval Office, Trump called the episode “very sad” and said Kraft has “proclaimed his innocence” against charges that he solicited a prostitute in Florida.
“It’s very sad. I was very surprised to see it,” the president said. “He’s proclaimed his innocence, totally, but I am very surprised to see it.”
Kraft, 77, was one of 25 people charged Friday in a wide-ranging investigation into human-trafficking across multiple Florida counties. He has denied the charges.
Jupiter police chief Daniel Kerr said in a news conference that police have video evidence of Kraft engaging in sex acts on two separate visits to the Orchids of Asia Day Spa last month.
Kraft and others with the team, including quarterback Tom Brady, have a long and friendly history with Trump. Earlier this month, the president congratulated the team, and specifically Kraft, for a great season and going all the way to the SuperBowl.
The team won the Super Bowl over the Los Angeles Rams.
What I’m Hearing: TC Palm’s Arnie Rosenberg from the Jupiter Police Department where detectives allege New England Patriot’s owner Robert Kraft solicited prostitutes.
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