Donald Trump gives LSU football team a championship welcome

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President Trump recognizes the LSU Tigers' undefeated season and the work the coaches have done despite personal tragedy. "So we're doing good".

There was no mention during the ceremony of a fast-food feast for LSU at the White House.

LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger lost his daughter-in-law, Carley McCord, in a plane crash ahead of LSU's game against Oklahoma but helped deliver the team a 63-28 victory despite the tragedy, the New York Post reported.

Speaking to LSU Heisman Trophy victor quarterback Joe Burrow, the president said, "We have the best economy we have ever known, Joe".

"Your explosive offense pushed every team to the breaking point", Trump said as he summarized the highlights of the team's season, drawing cheers from the players and coaches.

As Burrow presented him with a team jersey, Trump joked "I thought he was going to give me the Heisman Trophy".

"Today, it's about the coach and the team and that unbelievable quarterback, unbelievable players", the president said. "You've got a good one now, even though they're trying to impeach the son of a b****", he stated to giggling in the space. It's a moment we'll never forget. We rebuilt it. We took out those terrorists like - like your football team would have taken out those terrorists, right? They ate so much food we didn't know what the hell to do with them.

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Earlier, the team visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

After Trump's speech, Burrow handed him a football jersey that had "Trump" on the nameplate along with the No. 45.

The White Home event was as soon as a outcomes of LSU's victory over Clemson in Monday's college football championship game in Original Orleans - which Trump attended with first lady Melania Trump.

Trump welcoming the members of the LSU Tigers to the White House.

The president marveled over LSU's rough schedule in the Southeastern Conference and march to the title, which included match-ups with recent national champions like the University of Alabama.

During the tiger's visit to the White House, President Trump showered the team with praise.

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