Connect with us

Sports

WATCH: Donald Trump, Melania Trump Cheered at National Championship Game

BNA Staff

Published

on

Donald Trump and Melania Trump | WATCH: Donald Trump, Melania Trump Cheered at National Championship Game | FEatured
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to the field before the national anthem at the College Football Playoff National Championship between Clemson University and Louisiana State University Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump were greeted with chants of “four more years” and “U.S.A.!” from a Superdome crowd of 75,000 on Monday night before the start of the college national championship football game between Clemson and Louisiana State University in New Orleans.

The Trumps walked onto the field to loud cheers, and waved to the crowd before striding with  an escort of ROTC cadets from both schools to the 40-yard line for the singing of the National Anthem. Behind them, an enormous U.S. flag was unfurled across the field.

The Trumps applauded after Louisiana native Lauren Daigle performed the National Anthem.

Asked by Karen Travers of ABC News which team he liked in the game, the president replied with a smile, “Both.”

It was the second time this season that Mr. Trump has attended an LSU game — he also saw the contest between the top-ranked Tigers and No. 2 Alabama in Tuscaloosa in November. The president also was greeted with loud cheers at that game while waving to the crowd from a box.

Several members of Congress were attending the game with the Trumps, including Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott of South Carolina, who flew with the first couple to the game aboard Air Force One.

View Our Patiotic T-Shirt Collection:

Loading products ⌛️ ...


Continue Reading
3 Comments

3 Comments

Leave a Comment

Copyright © 2020 Breaking News Alerts. This copyrighted material may not be republished without express permission. The information presented here is for general educational purposes only. MATERIAL CONNECTION DISCLOSURE: You should assume that this website has an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the persons or businesses mentioned in or linked to from this page and may receive commissions from purchases you make on subsequent web sites. You should not rely solely on information contained in this email to evaluate the product or service being endorsed. Always exercise due diligence before purchasing any product or service. This website contains advertisements.

Loading cart ⌛️ ...
[email]
[email]
%d bloggers like this: