How Much The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Makes & How They’re Fighting For More
Prior to the U.S. team’s most recent landslide victory, Democratic presidential candidates Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, and Elizabeth Warren
have long taken up the cause of equal pay in sports. The
Paycheck Fairness Act, passed by House Democrats, would protect against gender discrimination, though it is currently stalled in the Senate. Notably,
when asked by a reporter earlier this week if the women’s team should be paid the same as the men, President Trump declined to respond.