Trump to athletes: Welcome to the White House, have some junk food

Trump to athletes: Welcome to the White House, have some junk food

Trump to athletes: Welcome to the White House, have some junk food

ASSOCIATED PRESS Trump presents a fast-food east to the Bison football team, which was celebrating its seventh Football Championship Subdivision win.

The original plan for the visit didn't include fast food, or any food for that matter.

When explaining why he didn't go with a chef-prepared meal this time, Trump said, "I know you people".

The President said the choice for a fast-food dinner was aimed at supporting American business. The President also told Fox News that they like american companies. Trump called them a tremendously talented team.

The last time President Trump served fast food to a group of college athletes, we were in the midst of a government shutdown.


President Donald Trump received a No. 45 North Dakota State jersey. Suspecting, however, that it would cause "too big a stir" to munch on a chicken sandwich with snap-happy reporters present, President Trump made a decision to save his own lunchtime feast for later.

President Donald Trump speaks behind a table full of McDonald's hamburgers as he welcomes the 2018 Football Division I FCS champs North Dakota State Bison in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, March 4, 2019.

"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.

Players reportedly laughed at the president's remark, which was a clear reference to his celebration with the Clemson Tigers in January.

"We addressed [politics]", Coach Matt Entz told the Grand Forks Herald. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) on Capitol Hill after the White House visit.

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