Wash Post Hits Trump for Politicizing Champion LSU Visit to White House

NewsBusters | 1/18/2020 | Staff
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Jacob Bogage of The Washington Post rapped President Donald Trump for dragging the NCAA football National Champion Louisiana State University Tigers into the impeachment debate Friday during their visit to the White House. He also accused the president of lying about trade agreements and harped about the Commander-in-Chief feeding fast food to Clemson's 2019 football champs during their White House visit last year.

LSU defeated Clemson 42-25 in Monday night's college football playoff championship game. President and Mrs. Trump attended the game and drew rousing cheers from fans in attendance, who shouted, "U-S-A" and "Four More Years!"

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Bogage wrote: "President Trump thrust college football’s national champion into the partisan rancor over impeachment on Friday, joking to the Louisiana State University football team that while the United States has a 'great president' the House wants to 'impeach the son of a ****.'”

President Trump's actual remarks:

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“We’ll take pictures behind the Resolute Desk. It’s been there a long time. A lot of presidents, some good, some not so good. But you’ve got a good one now, even though they’re trying to impeach the son of a ****. Can you believe that? Can you believe that?"

Addressing LSU's Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow, the president said, “Got the greatest economy we’ve ever had, Joe. We got the greatest military. We rebuilt it. We took out those terrorists like your football team would have taken...
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