Originally Posted by xDOFPx
They were X-Men by the end of X2 that was why they were in suits. There's no question they had already joined the team. They wouldn't have gone on a mission to the white house otherwise.
i don't think its that easy to become an X-man
the only reason they had a big part in the story is because they were with wolverine who they insisted they wouldn't be ok without him, and where were they going to go?