From: "Jackson, David M"
Date: January 13, 2020 at 7:14:16 PM CST
Subject: Travel Pool Report 4


 Travel Pool Report 4
Jan. 13, 2020
National anthem

Clemson and LSU fans gave President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump loud cheers as they walked onto the field at the Superdome at 7:07 p.m.

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The Trumps waved and smiled as they walked toward an honor guard and stood at the 15-yard line. The president clapped at times.

The First Couple and the honor guard them walked from the 15- to the 40-yard for the singing of the National Anthem.

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Parts of the crowd chanted “Four More Years!” Others chanted “U-S-A.”

The president could be seen singing along with the anthem.

The First Couple entered the field from a tunnel near corner of one of end zones tunnel and walked to the 40-yard line for the playing of the National Anthem.

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As he walked back to the tunnel, Trump could be seen saying “thank you.”

Pool entered the field at 6:49 p.m., as the Clemson band played their fight song; we followed the Clemson Tiger mascot himself onto the stadium turf.

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The stadium is packed, mostly with fans clad in orange (Clemson) or purple (LSU). Crowd appeared evenly split between the two teams.

David Jackson
USA TODAY
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