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Trump calls out Rapinoe for comments about White House visit

21 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump called out U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn't going to the White House if the team wins the Women's World Cup.
“Megan should never disrespect our Country, the White House, or our Flag, especially since so much has been done for her & the team,” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
The president also tweeted that he will invite the U.S. team “win or lose.”
Rapinoe's comments came during an interview for a magazine in January in which she was asked...
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Championship teams visiting the White House has turned into a mess - here is how Trump and the teams have wrecked the tradition

Championship teams visiting the White House has turned into a mess - here is how Trump and the teams have wrecked the tradition

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

In the first two-plus years of President Donald Trump's administration, 20 major sports teams have won championships, but only 10 celebrated at the White House.
Trump did not invite many of the teams, and some of those made it clear that they would not have attended even if he had.
Of the teams that did go to the White House, many of the ceremonies made headlines for either how the players or Trump handled the trip.
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