Lindsey Vonn happy to represent USA at Olympics, but 'not the president'

Lindsey Vonn happy to represent USA at Olympics, but 'not the president'

Lindsey Vonn happy to represent USA at Olympics, but 'not the president'

During an interview Wednesday with CNN's Alpine Edge, the Olympic skier said she would decline an invitation to visit President Donald Trump's White House if invited.

When asked if she would accept an invitation to the White House, Vonn was to the point: "Absolutely not". It's clear that he wouldn't get 100% attendance.

Vonn is now in St. Mortiz, Switzerland to compete in a World Cup event, which will allow her to qualify for the Olympics in February. She hopes to earn her third Olympic medal next February in South Korea.

"I take the Olympics very seriously and what they mean and what they represent, what walking under our flag means in the opening ceremony", she added. "I want to represent our country well", the cable news network reported Vonn said.

Trump aid Michael Flynn planned to 'rip up' Russian Federation sanctions, says whistleblower
Flynn had a possible economic incentive for the United States to forge a closer relationship with Russian Federation ". Cummings did not name the whistleblower in the letter, but offered to have Gowdy speak with the person directly.

Amazon Prime Video Finally Lands on Apple TV
Therefore the retail giant did not want to disappoint customers by selling a product that doesn't support Amazon's key service. Beyond that, the app will be immediately familiar if you've used it on any other streaming or mobile device recently.

Community members react to death of three-year-old girl
The man charged in the death of 3-year-old Mariah Woods was in court for the first time Monday morning. The focus of this investigation has changed from a missing child to a homicide case".

Trump launched a sensational attack on NFL players who have kneeled in protest of the national anthem during a speech in Alabama in September, challenging the league's owners to release anyone who engages in the movement started previous year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. "So no, I won't go". "That's a super small form of protest, but I didn't vote for this administration", Kenworthy told USA Today.

Rippon, a openly gay athlete and the 2016 US national champion, said he would refuse Trump's invitation as he feels athletes have a responsibility as role models.

Vonn has visited the White House in the past, once in 2010 (according to a Facebook post) and another time in 2014 with then-boyfriend Tiger Woods to celebrate the winning 2013 US Presidents Cup golf team.

A number of athletes have been critical of Trump, including National Basketball Association stars LeBron James and Steph Curry. "No, but I have to win to be invited".

Related news