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Trump Roasted For Serving Football Champions Fast Food At White House

Trump Roasted For Serving Football Champions Fast Food At White House

President Trump on Monday hosted the national champion Clemson Tigers football team at the White House and treated them to a fast food feast.

Trump confirmed Clemson's visit on Friday, tweeting that he was looking forward "to hosting, right out of the great State of SC, the 2019 NCAA Football Champion Clemson Tigers at the White House on Monday, January 14th". Piles of burgers, fries, and salads from McDonald's and Wendy's sat on priceless White House silver trays, with packets of dipping sauces perched in gravy boats. "Your pooler asked him which restaurant is his favorite and he said he liked them all".

"Due to a large order placed yesterday, we're all out of hamberders. It's all American Stuff", Trump responded.

The smorgasboard of McDonald's Quarter Pounders, Big Macs, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, Wendy's wraps, Domino's pizza and sure, some salad, was unlike any dinner photographed in the White House before. "And I would think that's their favorite food".

Trump explained his decision to serve fast food to the SC based tigers, who won last year's College Football Playoff National Champions. Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza, I think they'd like it better than anything we could give, ' Trump told reporters as he arrived at the White House after a speech to farmers in Louisiana.

To be fair, it isn't the fast food that is necessarily being mocked.

White House chefs would normally serve much fancier fare, but they are furloughed, staying home without paycheques as Trump fights with Congress over funding for a southern border wall.

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Trump said he ordered "about 1,000 hamburgers".

A former Ohio State player, who was on the Buckeyes' national title-winning team that visited President Obama, took to Twitter to taunt the Tigers. And I said, you guys aren't into salads'.

It is now the longest government shutdown in USA history - having lasted 24 days - as Trump continues to secure funding for the border wall. What I am about to say is fact, and there is no room for debate.

Trump said, "So I had a choice".

There was mixed reaction to the food the Clemson University football team was served during its visit to the White House Monday night.

He said: "If it's American, I like it".


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