Nationals to visit White House on Monday
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The Washington Nationals won't have to travel far to meet President Donald Trump.

Fresh off the franchise's first World Series title, the Nationals will be visiting the White House on Monday, the Trump administration announced.

A ceremony for the team will take place on the South Lawn at 1:15 p.m. ET, a White House official said, according to ESPN.

Trump attended Game 5 of the Fall Classic but was booed by fans at Nationals Park.

One member of the Nationals, reliever Sean Doolittle, has already turned down Monday's invitation and won't attend the ceremony, according to David Nakamura and Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post.

The Boston Red Sox, who won the 2018 World Series, visited the White House earlier this year, but almost a dozen players and manager Alex Cora declined the invite.

Before heading to the White House, the Nationals have some celebrating to do this weekend. Their championship parade starts at Washington Monument on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET and ends near the U.S. Capitol. On Sunday, the team will be honored by the Washington Capitals during an on-ice ceremony.

Nationals to visit White House on Monday
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