Pelosi, Schumer invite US women's soccer team to Capitol

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump knocks testimony from 'Never Trumpers' at Louisiana rally Jordan calls Pelosi accusing Trump of bribery 'ridiculous' USMCA deal close, but not 'imminent,' Democrats say MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerOvernight Health Care: Trump officials making changes to drug pricing proposal | House panel advances flavored e-cig ban | Senators press FDA tobacco chief on vaping ban Chad Wolf becomes acting DHS secretary Schumer blocks drug pricing measure during Senate fight, seeking larger action MORE (D-N.Y.) have invited the U.S. women’s national soccer team to visit the Capitol after their stunning 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the World Cup final.

Pelosi on Sunday congratulated the team for winning with “strength, unity & patriotism” and extended the invitation “by popular, bipartisan demand” with Reps. Kathy CastorKatherine (Kathy) Anne CastorOvernight Energy: BLM staff face choice of relocation or resignation as agency moves | Trump says he's 'very much into climate' | EPA rule would expand limits on scientific studies Trump: 'I'm very much into climate' Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings MORE (D-Fla.) and Darin LaHoodDarin McKay LaHoodHouse Republican: 'It's a mistake to withdraw from NAFTA' Republican Congressman breaks with Trump and says the U.S. should not pull out of NAFTA The Hill's Morning Report - Bipartisan uproar over Trump's Syria move MORE (R-Ill.)

“I’m pleased to invite the players to the US Capitol as a team or individually to celebrate your inspiring victory,” Pelosi wrote on Twitter.

Schumer on Monday also extended an invitation, saying, "It would be my honor to host America's winning team." He also gave a shout-out to the two New Yorkers on the team, Alley Long and Crystal Dunn.

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The invites came after co-captain Megan Rapinoe accepted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOn The Money: Trump appeals to Supreme Court to keep tax returns from NY prosecutors | Pelosi says deal on new NAFTA 'imminent' | Mnuchin downplays shutdown threat | Trump hits Fed after Walmart boasts strong earnings Overnight Energy: Perry replacement faces Ukraine questions at hearing | Dem chair demands answers over land agency's relocation | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders unveil 0B Green New Deal public housing plan Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez drum up support for Green New Deal public housing plan MORE’s (D-N.Y.) offer to come to the Capitol instead of visiting the White House.

Rapinoe, who won the tournament’s Golden Boot as the top scorer, has publicly feuded with President TrumpDonald John TrumpButtigieg surges ahead of Iowa caucuses Biden leads among Latino Democrats in Texas, California Kavanaugh hailed by conservative gathering in first public speech since confirmation MORE and last month said she was “not going to the f---ing White House” in the case of a World Cup win.

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Trump responded in a tweet  that “leagues and teams love coming to the White House” and he is a “big fan of the American Team, and Women’s Soccer” but cautioned that “Megan should WIN first before she TALKS! Finish the job!”

The athlete doubled down and said she stood by her comments "with the exception of the expletive — my mom will be very upset about that." 

The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment about if an invitation will be extended.

Star forward Alex Morgan said Friday that the team would make that decision together.

The president congratulated the team on Sunday and said “America is proud of you all!” 

"We haven't really thought about it," he told reporters when asked about inviting the team to the White House. "We'll look at that."

Updated: Monday, 5:35 p.m.