CHICAGO (CBS) — The World Series champion Chicago Cubs will visit the White House on Monday, as President Obama prepares to leave office, sources tell CBS 2.
After the Cubs won the title last year, the president, a long-time White Sox fan, tweeted an invitation.
Obama is in Chicago on Tuesday night to make a farewell speech. He leaves office on Jan. 20, when President Elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the nation’s 45th president.
Cubs owners and most players are expected to be in Washington for the meeting with Obama.