During the University of Alabama-Louisiana State University game, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump received enthusiastic cheers and chants when their presence was brought to the attention of the crowd.
The Trumps attended the event at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, watching LSU defeat Alabama 46-41.
The president and first lady sat in the box with several prominent elected officials, including Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) and Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.).
Byrne is running against former Sen. Jeff Sessions, who represented Alabama for a number of years before he became Trumps attorney general. Both Republican candidates are looking to unseat Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.), who took office in 2018.
According to AL.com, Trumps introduction was planned for the games first timeout. When the game went to a commercial, Trump rose from his chair and drew applause and cheers from the crowd.
“USA! USA! USA!” is what the crowd chanted, according to video footage.
Republican National Committee Spokesperson Kevin Knoth issued a statement as the game started.
“Much like the scene at todays football game, Doug Joness far-left agenda in Alabama consistently puts the Democrat on the outside looking in while President Trump can always be found in the arena fighting and boosting the Yellowhammer State to new Read More – Source