Pelosi, Lee invite Golden State Warriors to Capitol

Pelosi, Lee invite Golden State Warriors to Capitol

House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiSinema, Fitzpatrick call for long-term extension of Violence Against Women Act Internal RNC poll shows Pelosi is more popular than Trump: report Indicted lawmaker angers GOP with decision to run for reelection MORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. Barbara LeeBarbara Jean LeeRussia probe accelerates political prospects for House Intel Dems Overnight Defense: Officials rush to deny writing anonymous op-ed | Lawmakers offer measure on naming NATO headquarters after McCain | US, India sign deal on sharing intel Dems plan resolution to withdraw US forces from Yemen civil war MORE (D-Calif.) on Tuesday announced they had invited the Golden State Warriors to the Capitol to celebrate the team's NBA championship victory.

“In celebration of your victory, we would be delighted to welcome you publicly as a team or personally as families to the United States Capitol. Please consider this as a blanket invitation whenever your individual schedules allow,” the congresswomen said in a letter sent to the Warriors.

Pelosi and Lee both represent parts of the San Francisco Bay area where the Golden State Warriors are based.

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The invitation came after President TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate MORE said last week that he would not invite the Golden State Warriors or the Cleveland Cavaliers to visit the White House after the NBA Finals.

The Warriors’ Steph Curry and the Cavaliers’ LeBron James both said they were not interested in visiting the White House.

The Warriors beat the Cavaliers in a 4-0 final that earned them their third NBA title in four years.

“With your third title in the last four years, the Golden State Warriors have once again dazzled America with your outstanding performance on the court and inspired leadership off the court,” Lee and Pelosi said.

Earlier this month, Trump abruptly disinvited the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from visiting the White House due to differences over national anthem protests and because they planned to take a smaller than expected delegation to the White House.