Trump gets a warm reception at Alabama-LSU game

President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE received a loud, standing ovation at the Alabama-LSU football game Saturday afternoon.

He and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate GOP, House Democrats begin battle over trillion bill Melania Trump announces plans to renovate White House Rose Garden Trump tweets photo of himself wearing a mask MORE were recognized on the scoreboard early in the first quarter of the game.

This is the latest appearance the president has made at a sporting event, though it stands in stark contrast to other, less friendly receptions he's received.


When President Trump attended Game 5 of the Word Series in Washington, he was met with heavy boos and "lock him up" chants.

Last weekend, the president attended UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden and was met with more boos and scattered applause.


However, Bryant-Denny Stadium, one of college football's largest stadiums, erupted in applause when President Trump was shown.

Joining the president at the game were several Alabama lawmakers, including Sen. Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbySenate GOP opens door to smaller coronavirus deal as talks lag Overnight Defense: Senate GOP coronavirus bill includes .4B for Pentagon | US, Australia focus on China in key meeting McConnell wants FBI money out of coronavirus bill MORE (R).