Trump gets a warm reception at Alabama-LSU game

President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary MORE received a loud, standing ovation at the Alabama-LSU football game Saturday afternoon.

He and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Pence taps health official to aid coronavirus response The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump on US coronavirus risks: 'We're very, very ready for this' The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump to speak on coronavirus as pressure mounts 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 ShelbyCongress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus On The Money: Stocks plummet into correction over fears of coronavirus spreading | GOP resistance to Fed pick Shelton eases | Sanders offers bill to limit tax breaks for retiring executives Lawmakers race to pass emergency coronavirus funding MORE (R).