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Whitmer invites US women's soccer team

Jul 11, 2019 - Detroit Free Press

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has invited the U.S. women's national soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory in Michigan and discuss a shared goal: equality for women in sports.

"We're hoping you might want to come to Michigan," Whitmer said in a video she tweeted Tuesday, joining a chorus of national leaders in extending invites to the world champs.

"We will celebrate your victory, talk about women in sports and even talk about equity over a cup of tea," she said, mimicking star forwa...