- President Trump is serving McDonald’s and Wendy’s on Monday night, as the Clemson Tigers visit the White House.
- Trump has long had an obsession with fast food, which he says he appreciates in part due to chains’ cleanliness.
- According to Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” Trump also reportedly enjoys fast food because of a long-time fear of being poisoned.
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President Trump is serving McDonald’s and Wendy’s at the White House on Monday night — but it’s far from the first time the president’s enjoyment of fast food has been apparent.
On Monday, Trump announced plans to serve the Clemson football team fast food during their visit to the White House, following the team’s national championship win. The decision was in part because most of the White House staff is furloughed due to the government shutdown, which is now in its 24th day, deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley told CNN.
“I think we’re going to serve McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King with some pizza,” Trump told reporters outside the White House. “I really mean it. It’ll be interesting.”
Photos at the event show a spread of food wrapped in McDonald’s and Wendy’s packaging.
According to a video taken by White House correspondent…