OBAMA ON CARLI’S OFFER TO RUN: ‘I’LL DO THAT FOR 30 SECONDS!’

Carli LloydIt wasn’t the smoothest telephone conversation, but President Obama did manage to have an amusing exchange with Carli Lloyd (left). “I wanna do what you’re doing,” Obama told the midfielder, who wowed the world with a hat trick of record-setting speed in the championship game.

“You can come out and run on the field with me if you want,” Lloyd said, slyly.

“Yeah, I don’t know — I’ll do that for about 30 seconds,” Obama replied, “and then I’ll stop.” The president then smartly moved along, lest Lloyd make another offer of a physical challenge he’d have no choice but to refuse.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/early-lead/wp/2015/07/07/watch-president-obama-invite-the-uswnt-to-the-white-house-decline-carli-lloyds-invitation-for-a-run/

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