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Cubs, Commissioner's Trophy visit President Trump at White House

28 June 2017

The National Basketball Association team owner even posed for a photo with the Cubs and Trump.

Trump also asked about LeBron James, and called the Cavs' season good, not great.

Trump later invited players into the Oval Office, where the team presented him a team jersey bearing his name and the number 45, as well as a "45" scoreboard placard.

We have a lot of questions for Dan Gilbert, but right now our main concern is why he joined the Chicago Cubs' visit to the White House today.

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The Cubs already visited President Barack Obama back in January, but decided to make another stop at the White House to see President Trump while in town to play the Washington Nationals.

Reporters and members of the Cubs were gathered in the Roosevelt Room just before 2 p.m., when Trump "called over Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers over and they all stood for pictures", according to the pool report.

The Golden State Warriors may go to Capitol Hill instead of the White House, and Trump is not happy about it.

'Somebody asked me about it a couple months ago, a hypothetical, if a championship were to happen, what would I do, ' Curry said.

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The informal "meet and greet" was the second time the team has visited the White House to mark their historic 2016 World Series win.

'I'm going because it's the United States of America, and I'd rather not live anywhere else except this country, ' said first baseman Anthony Rizzo. It's the White House'.

In fairness, a number of Cubs didn't make it to the White House when Obama was president - Jake Arrieta, John Lackey, Jon Lester, and Hector Rondon.

Another Cubs star, Jason Heyward, said he would not be attending.

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Cubs, Commissioner's Trophy visit President Trump at White House