Fast food again served at White House event with Trump

Ruben Holloway
March 8, 2019

In January, with the White House kitchen staff furloughed due to the grinding shutdown of the federal government, the president served a similar meal to the Clemson University football team.

When asked what inspired the menu choice President Trump responded "I would think that's their favorite food".

Another national championship college football team visited the White House.

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We've been through this before, but football players don't get to be elite athletes or large humans by eating fast food. North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick made his way back from the recent NFL Combine to present President Trump with a Bisons #45 jersey.

President Donald Trump honored the FCS Division-1 football championship of the NDSU Bison with a White House ceremony March 4th.

Now, there are still likely nutrition staff members cringing somewhere in the corner, as fast food is akin to putting regular ol' gas in a sports vehicle, but a burger or two (or three? or more?) once probably won't hurt.

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"We like American companies", the president said, before encouraging everyone to "go eat up". Like college football players, Chick-fil-A employees don't work Sundays.

The Bison, who have the most titles in the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision, ended the season on January 5 with a 38-24 win over Eastern Washington University.

It was their second championship in a row and seventh in eight years in the division that used to be known as "Division I-AA". "This isn't a political trip, this is a Bison trip and, personally, I sold it as two things: It's one more opportunity for the 2018 team to be together, but also in my mind the start of the 2019 season and the things we're going to do together".

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