“USA! USA!”: President Trump Receives Hero’s Welcome at Alabama-LSU Game

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President Trump sparks massive cheers from crowd at LSU-Alabama game

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were greeted by a crowd of over 100,000 cheering and chanting “USA! USA!” on Saturday at the Alabama-LSU game.

“Trump sat in a box owned by Jim Wilson, a real estate businessman from Alabama. The president was joined by Louisiana Republican Reps. Clay Higgins, Mike Johnson, Ralph Abraham and Garret Graves; Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Alabama Republican Reps. Robert Aderholt, Bradley Byrne and Gary Palmer,” ESPN reports.

The crowd at Byrant-Denny Stadium later broke into rapturous applause and a standing ovation when Trump and Melania were shown on the Jumbotron.

Thegatewaypundit.com reports: Trump was cheered by a crowd outside the stadium as he arrived.

Inside the stadium, Trump was cheered and received with “USA!” chants.


Excerpt from pool report: “POTUS just came in and stood waving from a luxury box near midfield. Fans cheered loudly, some chanting “USA”

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New video from different vantage point in stadium: