WASHINGTON (CBS) – Patriots owner Robert Kraft hopped a ride back to Washington with the president aboard Air Force One over the weekend.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft and President Donald Trump on Air Force One (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump was returning to the White House Sunday from a weekend at his resort in Florida.

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft exits Marine One ahead of White House strategist Steve Bannon. (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

It was also reported that Kraft joined Trump at the White House Sunday night.

Kraft was a guest at Trump’s inauguration festivities in January. The president has spoken about his friendship with Kraft, Patriots coach Bill Belichick and star quarterback Tom Brady on several occasions.

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Patriots owner Robet Kraft departs Marine One. (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

“I like Bob Kraft, I like Coach Belichick and Tom Brady is my friend,” Trump told Bill O’Reilly in a pre-Super Bowl interview. “You have to stick up for your friends, right?”