Megan Rapinoe Accepts Sen. Schumer’s Invitation to the Capitol to Celebrate World Cup Win
WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invitation for the U.S. women’s soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory with a visit to Congress.
The New York senator said Tuesday he looks forward to scheduling a time when “these inspiring women can come to the nation’s capital.”
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Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others in Congress invited the team to visit. Rapinoe told reporters earlier this week in New York she’s “very happy” to accept.
The team co-captain has said she’s not interested in celebrating at the White House. It’s unclear if the winning team would be invited by President Donald Trump to visit.
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