President Donald Trump complained about sports during a hastily-arranged Saturday news conference at his Bedminster Golf Club in New Jersey.
"I want to say that I want college football to come back. These are strong, healthy, incredible people. These are people that want to play football very badly," Trump argued.
The president then spoke of his extensive conversations on the subject with Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence.
Trump then complained about press reports suggesting he will be blamed for America's bungled coronavirus response preventing the playing of college football, a point Democrats are already making.
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