Clemson Insider Reveals What’s Happened Since White House Visit

first_imgpresident trump at the white house dinnerWASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 14: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump presents fast food to be served to the Clemson Tigers football team to celebrate their Championship at the White House on January 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)Clemson’s football team ate what was arguably the most-memorable meal in college football history on Monday night.The Tigers visited the White House to celebrate their college football national championship.President Trump, with part of the government shut down, opted to buy Clemson dinner out of his own pocket. He ended up getting a ton of burgers and fries from McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s, along with some pizza.The meal went incredibly viral on social media, with many finding it cool and others suggesting the fast-food spread was insulting.One Clemson football insider says another notable meal for the Tigers could be coming.Clemson has reportedly received “a half-dozen offers” for special meals since visiting President Trump at the White House.Alinea, a fine-dining experience in Chicago, has offered to host Clemson’s team. They’re reportedly not the only major restaurant to do so.Was told Clemson has received roughly a half-dozen offers similar to this one since visiting the White House.(My unsolicited advice: Take it! Alinea reservations ain’t easy. 🍽)— Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) January 16, 2019It’s a good time to be a member of the Clemson Tigers these days, especially if you enjoy eating, it seems.last_img read more

Court grants bail to 24 arrested over Hambantota port demo

At least 27 people sought treatment at the Hambantota hospital after stones were pelted towards the police and the venue of the project and the police retaliated with water cannons and tear-gas. (Colombo Gazette) The Hambantota Magistrate today granted bail to 24 people arrested over a recent protest near the Hambantota port.Several people were injured during a tense situation in Hambantota when protesters defied a court order and staged a protest near the venue of the launch of the Sri Lanka-China Industrial Zone Development Project on January 7. read more