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UPDATED 10:37 AM PT — Mon. March 12, 2018

President Trump met with Major League Baseball’s 2017 champions, the Houston Astros, at the White House.

The president welcomed the team Monday and congratulated them on their first world series victory.

President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony honoring the World Series Champion Houston Astros, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, March 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

He said the New York Yankees were tough, but the Astros were tougher.

President Trump also thanked numerous members on the team for spending time with those in displaced shelters in the city after Hurricane Harvey.

He also thanked them for donating large sums of their salaries to relief efforts.

The president concluded by saying his administration will continue to help those affected by last year’s hurricanes.

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