Fans Cheer Donald Trump at Army-Navy Game
Saturday, Donald Trump was greeted with cheers on his arrival at the annual Army-Navy football game, the contest is 1 of the nation’s most storied football rivalries.
The future US Commander-in-Chief waved to the crowd and pumped his fist as he arrived during Q-1 of the 117th game between the military academies at West Point and Annapolis.
The game was held on Neutral ground, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
Donald Trump, in an interview with CBS Sports announcers, said he was “totally Neutral” on the outcome of the game.
“I just love our Armed Forces, love the people. The spirit is so incredible. I mean, I don’t know if it’s necessarily the best football, but it’s very good. But boy do they have spirit,” Trump said.
Navy has won 14 straight contests in the rivalry, but Army’s underdog Black Knights led at halftime, 14-0, and upset the Midshipmen for the 1st time in 15 years 21/17, comparable to Donald Trump’s victory in last month’s election over Democrat rival. former 1st Lady Hillary Clinton.
Donald Trump spent 1-H of the game in the box of David Urban, a West Point grad and one of his Republican advisers in battleground Pennsylvania, and the 2-H in the box of Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North (ret.), an alum of Annapolis.
Taking a break from his deliberations for his Cabinet, Trump was joined at the game by several top advisers, including incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, senior adviser Steve Bannon, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Gen. Mike Flynn, Trump’s choice for National Security Adviser. Former Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson was also spotted inside the box.
Donald Trump’s appearance at the Army/Navy football game capped off a week of rolling out Cabinet picks, holding “Thank You” rallies in North Carolina, Iowa and Michigan, and cementing his incoming Senate majority with Saturday’s runoff election in Louisiana.
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