Little League World Series champs fly to Louisiana with President Trump, take stage at rally

Little League World Series champs fly to Louisiana with President Trump, take stage at rally

The Associated Press
Published 7:04 p.m. ET Oct. 11, 2019 | Updated 10:02 p.m. ET Oct. 11, 2019CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideWASHINGTON – The winners of the 2019 Little League World Series flew home from Washington D.C. to Louisiana in style – aboard Air Force One.President Donald Trump met with the Eastbank All-Stars on Friday at the White House to honor their accomplishment. The players then met again with Trump at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, where they boarded the presidential plane together.Later Friday night, Trump took part in a rally in Lake Charles on the eve of Louisiana’s election for governor, where he was expected to encourage his supporters to vote for either of the Republican candidates over Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards.But Trump had another big moment in store for the young baseball players. He congratulated each player by name at his rally then invited them to join him on stage.The Eastbank All-Stars, based in suburban New Orleans, shut out Curacao 8-0 to win Louisiana’s first Little League World Series title on Aug. 25.Tonight, @realDonaldTrump invited the champions of the Little League World Series to take the stage at his Keep America Great Rally in LOUISIANA! pic.twitter.com/x9nQbj5ms7— GOP (@GOP) October 12, 2019
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