President Donald Trump is expected to attend the college football national championship game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta on Monday, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.
He is expected to be hosted by Nick Ayers, a Cobb County native and chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, and his wife, Jamie Ayers, the AJC reports. First Lady Melania Trump is also expected to attend the game.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders congratulated Georgia and Alabama for making the title game at the start of her press briefing on Tuesday, saying the schools were from great states in the “heart of Trump country.”
The championship game will start at 8 p.m. on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.