Megan Rapinoe Says Team Won’t Go to White House: We Don’t Want Our Platform ‘Co-Opted or Corrupted’

Megan Rapinoe Says Team Won’t Go to White House: We Don’t Want Our Platform ‘Co-Opted or Corrupted’

Women’s World Cup champion Megan Rapinoe delivered a message to President Trump on Tuesday night, telling the commander-in-chief that his “Make America Great Again” slogan is exclusionary and a reminder when it wasn’t great for everyone to be an American.

“I would not go and every teammate I talked to would not go,” she told Cooper, adding that they had no interest in lending the White House their platform to be “co-opted and corrupted.”

Read the rest of the piece at The Daily Beast.

Watch the clip above, via CNN.

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