Girls Little League softball champions get invitation to White House
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The 2019 Girls Little League softball champions have received an invitation to the White House after reaching out for a visit after the winning boys' baseball team was invited this week. 

Steve Yang, coach of North Carolina’s Rowan County softball team, tweeted at President Trump requesting the visit. 

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On Wednesday, Yang announced the team officially received its invitation. 

“I want to thank everyone for their support for these girls to be invited to the White House. This morning, another dream became a reality as the team officially received their invitation!,” Yang tweeted, along with a screenshot of the email invitation.

 

The North Carolina team won the Little League World Series title earlier this month. It was the team’s second time taking home the title in four years. 

The White House said it is "thrilled" to invite the team, based on the email Yang shared. 

Two North Carolina congressmen, Reps. Richard HudsonRichard Lane HudsonNorth Carolina poised to pass new congressional maps North Carolina ruling could cost GOP House seats School football game canceled after cheerleaders held pro-Trump banner MORE and Ted BuddTheodore (Ted) Paul BuddThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democrats worry about diversity on next debate stage North Carolina congressman says he won't seek reelection after redistricting NC rep explores Tillis primary challenge MORE, both Republicans, had also sent a letter to Trump asking him to invite the Rowan County team. Hudson thanked the president on Twitter Wednesday after the invitation was announced.

The boys’ Little League World Series title winner, Louisiana’s River Ridge team, got their White House invitation earlier this week as well as a shoutout from Trump. 

“Congratulations to Louisiana’s Champions. See you at the White House!,” Trump tweeted.