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The White House Was Asked To Comment On Lia Thomas

Lia Thomas at the NCAA championships.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 8: Lia Thomas of the Pennsylvania Quakers after competing in a freestyle event during a tri-meet against the Yale Bulldogs and the Dartmouth Big Green at Sheerr Pool on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania on January 8, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

The White House has reportedly declined to comment on the Lia Thomas situation.

Thomas, a transgender athlete on the Penn women's swimming team, has been dominant inside of the pool this season. She won three titles at the Ivy League Championships over the weekend, setting records inside of the pool.

The Penn swimmer, who used to compete on the men's team, has been arguably the top swimmer in the country this year.

President Joe Biden campaigned on passing the Equality Act, which would amend federal anti-discrimination law to include gender identity as a protected category. This would make it illegal to prohibit transgender athletes from competing in their respective sports. Thomas' dominance inside of the pool has sparked a larger discussion about transgender athletes. Earlier this year, more than 300 athletes signed a letter supporting Thomas. Previously, 16 anonymous signed a letter pushing back on Thomas.

Fox Digital reached out to the White House for comment on the Thomas situation, but they did not return the request.

Thomas is set to compete at the NCAA Championships later this year.