Cleveland Cavaliers visit The White House

Cavs visit President Obama at the White House

WASHINGTON D.C. - It seems like everyone has plans to visit the White House today.

The 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers visited President Obama today about 2:30 p.m.

President Obama also received his own Cavaliers jersey from the team.

Looking at the sleeves, he said "Sometimes...I have to rip them off."

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President-elect Donald Trump also visited The White House this morning.

Trump met with President Obama around 11 a.m. to discuss the pair's plans to transition the White House when Trump takes office in January. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted Melania Trump at the same time.

Cavaliers' star LeBron James openly voiced support for Hillary Clinton during the election, recently appearing on stage with Clinton at a campaign rally Sunday prior to Election Day.

On Wednesday, James posted his thoughts on the election results to Instagram, saying that he was "looking and searching for answers on what has happened" in addition to video of Kendrick Lamar's song, "Alright."

Cavaliers' guard J.R. Smith also posted about the election with a photo of his daughter standing in front of the White House. 

"How do you explain to this face what happen?" Smith wrote on his Instagram account. "You can be a educated women in your field an not get the job because your a women or cause your black?"

Ohio Gov. John Kasich was scheduled to give a speech from D.C. Thursday, but canceled those plans Wednesday morning following the election, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Kasich and his wife and daughters were in the audience when President Obama met with the Cavaliers.

 

The Cavs had some fun with First Lady Michelle Obama as they performed the "Mannequin Challenge" in this post from the team's twitter account:

The Cavaliers play the Washington Wizards Friday night.


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