Astros to accept White House invitation to visit Trump

The Houston Astros have received an invitation to visit the White House as World Series Champions, according to the team's spokesperson.

Traditionally, championship teams from the majors sports visit the White House to be feted and honored by the sitting president. Since President Trump's inauguration, however, the custom has become tinged with controversy.

Most notably, President Trump rescinded his invitation to the NBA-champion Golden State Warriors after their star Steph Curry made some comments critical of the president.

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Now, though, it appears the World Series-winning Houston Astros will go through with the planned visit to Washington.

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