NEW ORLEANS (AP) – President Donald Trump turned sports fans for an evening while watching No. 1 Louisiana State University and No.
Trump went to Louisiana for Monday night's game at the New Orleans Superdome, accompanied by the first woman Melania Trump.
“It's a great game. There will be something that many people would like to see, ”he said as the couple left the White House.
The president and the first woman walked into the park shortly before the game to sing the National Anthem. It was bought by fans from both teams. Some welcomed “USA, USA.” Others said, “Four more years.”
Trump was in a friendly territory. He won almost 20 points in Louisiana at the 2016 presidential election.
Trump is also familiar with both teams. He took LSU game in November when the team went up against Alabama.
He also met many Clemson coaches and players when they visited the White House in January 2019 after winning the national championship of this season. This visit took place during partial government shutdown. With much of the White House team's freshwater, Trump decided for a fast food buffet burgers and pizza. The White House cups had cups with the presidential seal.
Monday's match involving two teams who did not suffer a short break provided Trump with another short break in his Presidency as a House Speaker. continue to simmer.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S., Succeeded in predicting a championship for Clemson, with Trump on board Air Force One to Louisiana for the game. Graham supports Trump against the president's hazard. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., Also met to the game.
While Trump regularly encouraged professional athletes while in office, college football successfully avoided similar political controversies.
The president attended an Army-Naval football match last month and was warmly welcomed by the LSU-Alabama game.
“Regardless of your political views, it is pretty cool, and the president at the match,” said Joe Burrow, the fourth quarter of the LSU at the time.
Trump drew a mixed response in the last fall when he was taking a mixed martial arts game in New York City. It was also gripped and manned at the World Series in Washington.