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After Zac Brown Band sang the anthem, Trump returned to the stands to take in the excitement of the championship game.
The president enjoyed the game from a private box, and along with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, he was joined by the cadets who walked him onto the field:
At one point during the game, a smiling Trump posed for a selfie with one of the future military officers:
Cadets Austin Griswold and Benjamin Klein also presented the commander in chief with an Alabama T-shirt:
This is the first time a sitting president has attended the College Football Playoff National Championship.
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