Many jokes were made in January when Clemson visited the White House to celebrate its national championship victory over Alabama, only to show up to a dinner of various (and likely room temperature) fast food items provided by President Donald Trump.
But on Monday, Trump, who has a well-publicized penchant for the Golden Arches, suggested the decision was aimed at supporting American business. Not to mention the president is a huge personal fan of the California native fast food enterprise: "We like American companies, OK?" he declared. They, too, were served junk food, which Trump claimed to have paid for personally.
In January, with the White House kitchen staff furloughed due to the grinding shutdown of the federal government, the president served a similar meal to the Clemson University football team.
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Trump, after shaking hands with some players, cracked that he was briefed on the proper pronunciation of the North Dakota State "Bison".
The Bison reportedly approached the trip as a team bonding experience.
"Somebody better draft him, he's going to be a rich guy", Trump said of Stick, who followed the footsteps of former NDSU quarterback Carson Wentz.
"We addressed [politics]", Entz told The Herald. The team was scheduled to attend a luncheon with Sen. You'll never guess what was on the menu for the players to eat.
The tradition of championship sports teams visiting the White House appears to have a new wrinkle. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) on Capitol Hill after the White House visit.