Steph Curry: Golden State Warriors can send statement with White House snub

  • NBA superstar says he ‘doesn’t want’ to celebrate title with Donald Trump
  • Champions yet to formally decide if they will accept White House invitation
  • Curry says team could help ‘inspire change’ by not making traditional visit

Steph Curry, the two-time NBA MVP, says the Golden State Warriors can “inspire some change” and “send a statement” by snubbing a visit to Donald Trump’s White House.

The Warriors franchise have yet to make a decision as to whether they will celebrate their NBA title with the US president – and indeed have yet to receive a formal invitation. But Curry reiterated his stance that he will vote no when the time comes. “I don’t want to go,” Curry told a press conference.

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McCain says no on healthcare | The minute

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Senator John McCain said the latest Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama’s healthcare law did not pass his test for “regular order” and he would be voting no, likely ruining the bill’s chances for passing.

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I take no pleasure in announcing my opposition. Far from it. The bill’s authors are my dear friends and I think the world of them.

– Senator John McCain

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