Donald Trump coming to Monday's Georgia-Alabama game

President Donald Trump plans to attend the College Football National Championship Game on Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

First Lady Melania Trump is also expected to attend.

The first couple will be hosted by Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Nick Ayers and his wife Jamie.

The president won Alabama by 30 points and Georgia by five over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

While Trump has made an enemy of the NFL in recent months because players kneeled during the national anthem to protest social injustices, claimed the ratings were in the tank and called NFL players "sons of b******, he hasn't taken any shots at the college game". The Crimson Tide dominated Clemson 24-6 in the Sugar Bowl.

Donald Trump may have an ongoing vendetta against the NFL, but he'll still get his football fix in Monday. Georgia survived a double-overtime thriller against Oklahoma to secure its spot in the championship.

The game is Alabama's third consecutive trip to the title game.

Atlanta's mayor, police chief, and representatives from the FBI and other state and federal agencies will be at a 1 p.m. Thursday news briefing on emergency plans surrounding the game between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama, police said.

But Trump might not be in the for the warm reception the White House is clearly expecting.

Trump has railed against the National Football League and the players who have protested, calling their act an insult to the country.

Trump's tweet came after Lewis announced he would skip Trump's inauguration, saying he didn't consider him to be a "legitimate president" due to Russian interference in the election.


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