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.


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.


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.


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.


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

David Jackson
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