LSU’s visit to the White House turns into a slam dunk for Jill Biden and Angel Reese
After the Tigers win, Jill Biden said Iowa should also be invited to the White House after praising Iowa’s sportsmanship. Over the past few decades, the White House has generally hosted only champions.
LSU player Angel Reese tweeted a link to the story of Jill Biden’s comments and said: “A JOKEas well as three laughing emoticons on the ground. Reese declined an invitation to the White House but later said she would go because it’s “what’s best for the team.”
On Friday, Reese and Jill Biden shared a hug.
“In this room, I see the best of the best,” Jill Biden said.
President Joe Biden, who also hosted the team at the White House, said he saw “hope, pride and purpose” in the team.
“My friends, we need to support women’s sports, not just during the championship race, throughout the year and every season,” Joe Biden said.