Golden State Warriors Met With Nancy Pelosi After Refusing to Visit Trump

The Golden State Warriors basketball team added some fuel to the political fire on Wednesday by mingling with House Minoirty Leader Nancy Peloisi. The team has previously refused to meet President Donald Trump.

The Warriors shook hands and took pictures with Pelosi, who represents San Francisco, outside the locker room following a victory against the Washington Wizards in Washington, D.C. Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) was also in attendance.

Pelosi tweeted about the rendezvous on Thursday afternoon, posting "Great game!" and four pictures of her with a few Warriors players.

The team had turned down a prior invitation from Pelosi to visit the U.S. Capitol after players such as Stephen Curry said they wouldn't meet with Trump at the White House to celebrate their NBA title. The president then uninvited the team.

The Wednesday meeting could put another wrench in the less-than-rosy relationship between Trump and Pelosi, which is already rife with jabs.

During Trump's first State of the Union, Pelosi encouraged her caucus to focus on the president's "slobbering self." She also dismissed a January immigration plan as a way to "Make America white again" and blasted Trump's "disgusting and disgraceful" comments toward Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York).

Trump, conversely, attacked Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in November via Twitter, calling them "weak" and "all talk and no action." The initial comment prompted the two democratic legislators to cancel a subsequent meeting with the president.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's White House press secretary, also received flack after claiming that Pelosi "should smile more often."

Even Californians appear at odds with their congresswoman. A poll released in September revealed only 30 percent of Californians approve of Pelosi's job performance—slightly below a 38 percent approval rating in 2010.

Opponents have called her "not liberal enough," and are eyeing the opportunity for a new generation to take the reigns.

"Our leadership does a tremendous job, but we do have this real breadth and depth of talent within our caucus and I do think it's time to pass the torch to a new generation of leaders," Linda Sanchez, the democratic caucus' vice chairwoman, told reporters for The Post and The Los Angeles Times in October.

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