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.

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.

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?”

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