Trump congratulates Little League champions: 'See you at the White House!'

Trump congratulates Little League champions: 'See you at the White House!'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE on Sunday night congratulated the champions of the 2019 Little League World Series and invited the team from Louisiana to the White House.

The East Bank Little League team from suburban New Orleans beat Curacao 8-0 on Sunday to win the championship title.

Trump's invitation came after House Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Cheney's decision not to run for Senate sparks Speaker chatter Trump welcomes LSU to the White House: 'Go Tigers' MORE (R-La.) called for his home state team to make a trip to Washington, D.C.


“Congratulations to Louisiana’s River Ridge team on winning the @LittleLeague World Series!! So proud of this history-making team—our first-ever #LLWS champions. Way to represent [America] and Louisiana!” Scalise wrote. “Next up → How about a trip to the @WhiteHouse@realDonaldTrump?”

The Hill has reached out to the team and the White House for comment about the potential visit.

They are the second American Little League team in a row to secure the title on behalf of the United States and the first from Louisiana to win the crown.