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Devante Smith-Pelly Says He Would Skip White House Visit Because of "Racist, Sexist, & Gross Comments From Trump"

Devante Smith-Pelly Says He Would Skip White House Visit Because of "Racist, Sexist, & Gross Comments From Trump"
Published On: Mon, Jun 11
Mar 7, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy (5) and defenseman John Moore (17) sandwich Montreal Canadiens right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (21) as goalie Mike Smith (41) and center Lars Eller (81) look on in the first period at Gila River Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Following the rescinded invitation of the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House after winning the Super Bowl a€” President Donald Trump made sure there would be n issues in the NBA as he stated neither the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers would be issued an invitation to the White House after the NBA Finals. That statement came after both teams stated they wouldna€™t go anyway.

Just days before the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup against the Vegas Golden Knights, reporters wanted to know if anyone on the team would forego a trip to the White House, and sure enough, they found one.

In light of President Donald Trump disinviting the Super Bowl champion-Philadelphia Eagles from a ceremony at the White House, Washington winger Devante Smith-Pelly was asked about a possible visit to Pennsylvania Avenue and he did not mince words.

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