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Trump won't invite NBA champions to White House
CBS "News" ^ | June 8, 2018

Posted on 06/08/2018 1:47:06 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Whichever team wins the NBA championship, President Donald Trump says he won't be inviting them to the White House.

"I didn't invite LeBron James, and I didn't invite Steph Curry. We're not going to invite either team," Mr. Trump told reporters on Friday.

But Mr. Trump said he'd be happy to host the Washington Capitals, who just won the Stanley Cup for the first time in the club's 44-year history.

He said: "If they want to be here, it's the greatest place on Earth. I'm here. If they don't want to be here, I don't want them."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: basketball; keepowt; lebronjames; maga; nba; nfl; nhl; sjw; sports; winning
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1 posted on 06/08/2018 1:47:07 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

good, I don’t think sports people should be showed any deference anyhow.


2 posted on 06/08/2018 1:48:37 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Stuffed!


3 posted on 06/08/2018 1:49:12 PM PDT by Ken H (Best election ever!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Doesn’t invite champs: NBA fans hate President Trump

Legalizes marijuana: NBA fans LOVE President Trump


4 posted on 06/08/2018 1:49:47 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (President Trump divides Americans . . . from anti-Americans.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why should we waste tax payer resources on the NBA?


5 posted on 06/08/2018 1:49:49 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bet he invites the Capitals, and of course Ovechkin will show up, to the cries of “Collusion!”


6 posted on 06/08/2018 1:50:01 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why would Trump invite them when they already said they would not come?


7 posted on 06/08/2018 1:50:19 PM PDT by kabar
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Roger that! Who started that 💩 anyway? Quit wasting our taxes on BS.
8 posted on 06/08/2018 1:50:49 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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JFK?


9 posted on 06/08/2018 1:54:08 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: kabar

Think about what you asked for a minute. You’ll figure it out.


10 posted on 06/08/2018 1:54:38 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He has the option to invite those who win sports events, but he cannot make them into winners.


11 posted on 06/08/2018 1:55:27 PM PDT by bigbob (Trust Sessions. Trust the Plan.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How are these athletes supposed to virtue signal their loathing of President Trump by turning down his invitation to the White House when he doesn’t invite them in the first place?


12 posted on 06/08/2018 1:57:08 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I like his decision


13 posted on 06/08/2018 1:59:23 PM PDT by Lee25
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To: Drew68

I believe Pres. Trump has signaled to the public that they don’t have to trudge faithfully to NBA games, either.

I hope he doesn’t do the same to the National Hockey League. Those teams have many patriots among them.


14 posted on 06/08/2018 2:01:27 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam. Buy ammo.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, LeBraindead already said neither team would come, if invited.


15 posted on 06/08/2018 2:01:56 PM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! Oathkeeper)
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To: dfwgator

Since Devante Smith-Pelly has already said he will sit out a WH visit, in the interest of “team soilidarity”, I think President Trump should rescind his invitation to ther Caps.

That way he can be a “uniter” instead of a “divider.”


16 posted on 06/08/2018 2:02:40 PM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’ve given up on all pro sports. The thing that will hurt the most is not playing Fantasy Football with my family this year.


17 posted on 06/08/2018 2:04:03 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is EVIL and needs to be eradicated)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Screw them anyway

But those brainwashed imbeciles would’ve shown up for a backstabbing, anti American traitor like HilLIAR

And that’s all you need to know about queen James and steffie


18 posted on 06/08/2018 2:04:05 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Samantha BeeITCH)
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19 posted on 06/08/2018 2:07:38 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Time to get the US out of the UN and the UN out of the US!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

LeBron said “whoever wins” - neither team would go.

Hey LeBron! Only one team will win and it aint your sorry a$$!


20 posted on 06/08/2018 2:08:10 PM PDT by airborne (I don't always scream at the TV but when I do it's hockey season!)
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