Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) hopes President Trump will be rooting for LSU at football game this weekend

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WASHINGTON (Gray DC)-- The University of Alabama appears to be readying Bryant-Denny Stadium for a visit from President Trump for the football game against Louisiana State University this weekend.

LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) pulls in a first down reception against Alabama defensive back Deionte Thompson (14) and defensive back Patrick Surtain II (2) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana was confident the president will be in attendance at the game. The White House has not confirmed President Trump's plans. Sen. Cassidy said it's exciting news that the president wants to come visit for the game.

"It shows that he has an interest in your state, it shows that he has an interest in the outcome," Cassidy said. "Already, his policies have benefited Louisiana."

As for who the president will root for, Sen. Cassidy said he expects the president will remain "bipartisan," but...

"I have no doubt in his heart of hearts, he's wearing purple and gold," Sen. Cassidy said.
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