Members of the victorious Baylor College Girl Bears basketball workforce have been in for a deal with throughout their White Home go to on Monday Ã¢â‚¬â€Ã‚Â a buffet of McDonaldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s, Chick-fil-A, WendyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s and Burger King classics.
President Trump welcomed the star athletes to the Oval Workplace in celebration of their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship win, having defeated Notre Dame 82-81 earlier this month. The event marked the primary ladies’s basketball workforce Ã¢â‚¬â€œ faculty or skilled Ã¢â‚¬â€œ to go to to the Trump White Home.
As famous by USA At the moment, the official go to from the Texas collegians was one thing of a return to custom. Neither of the earlier two NCAA ladiesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s basketball champion groups traveled to D.C., whereas neither of the WNBA victors acquired invitations.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“It was an exhilarating victory that folks will likely be speaking about for a lot of, many extra years to return,Ã¢â‚¬Â the president stated of the large sport. Ã¢â‚¬Å“You’ve got left an everlasting mark on faculty basketball historical past.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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The gamers gave Trump a signed basketball, a nationwide championship hat and a Baylor basketball jersey emblazoned with No. 1.
“It will not be the best dimension,” longtime coach Kim Mulkey joked. “[First lady] Melania might look higher in it.”
In response to photos shared to social media by the basketball workforce, the feast apparently included Whoppers, Quarter Pounders, Hen McNuggets and extra.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Good time on the State Eating Room! #SicEm,Ã¢â‚¬Â reps for the Girl Bears wrote on Twitter.
Commenters, in the meantime, have been largely lower than impressed with the menu.
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Ã¢â‚¬Å“So disrespectful. Laborious work and accomplishment need to be honored,Ã¢â‚¬Â one critic clapped.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“When your superb accomplishment is simply one other punch line. Sigh,Ã¢â‚¬Â one other agreed.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“That is ridiculous and a horrible instance for future athletes,Ã¢â‚¬Â one provided. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not even some salad or fruit to associate with this overheated, completely unfresh quick meals.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Congratulations on the win sorry you bought served quick meals within the White Home,Ã¢â‚¬Â one other laughed.
A supporter, in the meantime, defended the benevolent nature of the occasion, in a bigger sense.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Now to the remainder of the world, was that so onerous or so improper? A workforce that completed one thing particular took a as soon as in a lifetime journey to the White Home in celebration of that accomplishment,Ã¢â‚¬Â a fan argued. Ã¢â‚¬Å“That is it. No politics.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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The meal marked the third quick meals feast that the Trump White Home served to varsity athletes visiting the chief mansion after a championship win in latest months. Faculty Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship champs Clemson Tigers dined on related fare in January, as did the North Dakota State Bison, the seven-time NCAA Soccer Championship Subdivision winners, in March.
The Related Press contributed to this report.