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GOP Rep. challenges Kamala to basketball on anniversary of Title IX after VP missed five baskets

Kat Cammack challenges Kamala Harris to a one-on-one basketball game. Commitment? A visit to the southern border.

The Republican Florida congresswoman told DailyMail.com that if the vice president wins the contest, she can choose what to bet on.

The challenge comes after a video surfaced Wednesday of Harris trying — and failing multiple times — to make a basketball in the ring.

Harris marked Title IX’s 50th anniversary by visiting a Washington, DC high school for their “field day” on the American University campus, where she was captured while awkwardly maneuvering a basketball in heels and a pantsuit.

She missed five shots before making one.

Cammack, who played basketball throughout her adolescence, joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and a group of other members of the Republican Study Committee as they hosted students and professional female athletes at the Capitol who were defeated by biological men who entered the female division. .

At a press conference for the event, she said that in the spirit of celebrating women in sport, she would like to challenge Harris to a basketball game.

However, if Harris lost, Cammack said she would have to visit the border.

President Joe Biden put Harris in charge of the southern border crisis in her role as VP — but she’s only visited the border once in her year-and-a-half when she went to El Paso under immense pressure from those who criticized her for avoiding explaining the problem. to see first hand.

Harris does not appear to be a star athlete – he will make six attempts to make a basketball in the ring on Wednesday.

Florida Republican Representative Kat Cammack (speaking center) challenged Vice President Kamala Harris to a game of one-on-one basketball on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX

Florida Republican Representative Kat Cammack (speaking center) challenged Vice President Kamala Harris to a game of one-on-one basketball on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX

The challenge comes after Harris - dressed in a black pantsuit and stiletto heels - attempted hoop shooting on Wednesday at an event marking the 50th anniversary of Title IX.  She finally got the ball in the basket on the sixth attempt

The challenge comes after Harris – dressed in a black pantsuit and stiletto heels – attempted hoop shooting on Wednesday at an event marking the 50th anniversary of Title IX. She finally got the ball in the basket on the sixth attempt

A group of female athletes and activists gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday to push for transgender men to be banned from women's sports.

A group of female athletes and activists gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday to push for transgender men to be banned from women’s sports.

“Bend your knees,” Emhoff advised just before Harris’s successful attempt.

Students from the vice president’s alma mater Howard University, several miles from the AU campus, helped with the basketball clinic.

Field Day was organized by the United States Department of Education and the Women’s Sports Foundation.

Earlier Wednesday, first lady Jill Biden joined tennis legend Billie Jean King for a State Department-sponsored event at DC’s Capital One Arena to mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX – as well as the Department of State’s 10th anniversary – espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program.

“For fifty years, Title IX has created a space for girls and women to be more. To be bigger and brighter and stronger and smarter and more capable and braver,” said Dr. Biden. “It has made our schools and our colleges fairer.”

“Title IX is who we are as a nation,” the first lady, a community university professor, told the crowd.

King urged the government to ensure that schools comply with Title IX.

“The main beneficiaries of Title IX were white suburban girls,” the tennis star said.

When Harris finally made a basketball in the ring on Wednesday after several awkward attempts, high school students cheered along with Second Gentleman husband Doug Emhoff

When Harris finally made a basketball in the ring on Wednesday after several awkward attempts, high school students cheered along with Second Gentleman husband Doug Emhoff

“Let’s use this milestone to relaunch our focus on strengthening and advancing equality and opportunity for all girls and women – but especially those left behind by the law, including girls of color, girls with disabilities, trans athletes and all LGBTQ+ youth,” King continued.

“We have to look ahead,” she added.

The inclusion of trans women in women’s sports has become a hot-button issue, with a number of Republican candidates broaching this political cycle in mute speeches.

In fact, the group of Republicans — including Cammack — who gathered in the Capitol on Thursday pushed for legislation that would prevent transgender women from participating in women’s sports.

Among the athletes who took part in the roundtable and press conference was Riley Gaines, who tied down to the millisecond with transgender swimmer Lia Thomas.

Gaines said they gave the trophy to Thomas at her event for photo purposes and said they would mail her the trophy for the same place.

Another female athlete from Connecticut said she lost championship titles all four school years because of two biological males competing in the female division.

The RSC said it needs just 18 more signatures for a discharge request to land a vote on the Women’s Bill of Rights, led by Arizona GOP Representative Debbie Lesko.

This legislation would define men and women and men so that anyone born male would not be able to participate in women’s sports.

Title IX was seen as a major victory for women, requiring any state-funded institution to provide the same academic and athletic opportunities to girls and boys.

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