North Dakota State Was Also Served Fast Food at the White House

North Dakota State Was Also Served Fast Food at the White House

"We like American companies", the president said, before encouraging everyone to "go eat up".

Trump served a similar spread that included hundreds of hamburgers to the FBS-champion Clemson Tigers in January, citing the government shutdown that was underway.

On Monday, athletes from North Dakota State University got served a massive fast food spread during their visit to the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - over one month after the Clemson Tigers found the same meal waiting for them.

Trump invited them to the White House at the request of GOP North Dakota Sen.

Backing off the success of the meal, President Trump chose to repeat himself when the FCS champion North Dakota State University football team came by for their visit.

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The grand mahogany table of the White House State Dining Room was set with white roses, fine china, silver platters stacked with Big Macs and pouches of fried chicken sandwiches, and bowls of extra sauce. "So I think we're going to have a little fun".

The visit occurred in the middle of a government shutdown over funding for Mr. Trump's border wall, so much of the White House catering staff was furloughed. Trump said of his choice of food offerings.

'When you play with passion and love. and relentlessly reach for excellence, nothing is impossible, ' Trump told the team.

"I know you people", the president remarked, drawing laughs from the NDSU players, per a pool report.