Sport Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics

03:09  08 december  2017
03:09  08 december  2017 Source:   The Hill

Fox News Host Says Lindsey Vonn Is 'Un-American' For Ripping Donald Trump

  Fox News Host Says Lindsey Vonn Is 'Un-American' For Ripping Donald Trump U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn got an icy response from Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” on Friday after she criticized President Donald Trump. The Olympic gold medalist told CNN on Wednesday that she was representing the people of the United States, not Trump, at the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea. She added that she would not visit the White House if she won. © Tim Clayton - Corbis via Getty Images Lindsey Vonn holds up the flag after winning gold in the women's downhill competition at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Feb. 17, 2010.

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn on Wednesday criticized President Trump , saying she doesn’t believe he represents the country well. " I want to represent our country well. I don ' t think that there are a lot of people currently in our government that do that," Vonn told CNN.

From the perfect snow to the design - Team USA's skiers are very comfortable with the downhill course in South Korea and that could translate into some Olympic hardware.

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USA TODAY - U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn , one of the biggest names slated to compete in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, took a shot at President Donald Trump when asked about her passion to compete for her country. "Well, I hope to represent the people of the United

U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn , one of the biggest names slated to compete in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, took a shot at President Donald Trump when asked about her passion to compete for her country. "Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn on Wednesday criticized President Trump, saying she doesn't believe he represents the country well.

"I want to represent our country well. I don't think that there are a lot of people currently in our government that do that," Vonn told CNN.

She added that she hopes "to represent the people of the United States, not the president" at the upcoming Winter Olympics.

The skier also said she would not accept an invitation to the White House if she won another gold medal at next year's Winter Olympics.

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Since the start of this year's NFL season, Trump has blasted players who have kneeled or raised a fist during the national anthem prior to games. He has also been critical of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for allowing them to protest without punishment.

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