Trump to Congratulate Clemson For Its Perfect Season

January 14, 2019, 4:01 pm EST | Share:

WASHINGTON (AP) — On Monday evening, the White House will have a ceremony paying tribute to Clemson for winning the national championship.

President Trump says the menu could include McDonalds, Wendy’s, Burger King and pizza. The president stated, “I would think that’s their favorite food.”

The visit will be Clemson’s second since Trump has become president. The Tigers last visited in June after their championship run the previous season.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has nominated this season’s undefeated Tigers as the best college team ever. Trump calls them a “great team, an unbelievable team.”

Trump has routinely sparred with professional athletes during his two years in office. College football has managed to avoid such political controversies with last year’s champion Alabama also visiting the White House.

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