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U.S. women's soccer lawsuit alleges gender discrimination

Clip: 03/09/2019 | 6m 8s

The U.S. women's soccer team hopes to defend its World Cup title this year. But on Friday, International Women’s Day, all 28 team members filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, arguing they suffered years of institutionalized gender discrimination--and lower pay. Elizabeth Mitchell of the New York Daily News and soccer star Julie Foudy join Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 03/09/19

Rating: NR

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