President Trump just announced at a news conference on Friday that he’s awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to legendary Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz:
.@realDonaldTrump announces legendary coach Lou Holtz will be receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) September 4, 2020
Holtz was in attendance for the announcement:
President Trump just announced he will award legendary Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz the Presidential Medal of Freedom. pic.twitter.com/PZ3RYckUQJ
— Ben Tracy (@benstracy) September 4, 2020
Holtz spoke in support of the president at the RNC last week:
Trump says he plans to award Holtz — who spoke in support of Trump at the RNC last week — the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
— David Nakamura (@DavidNakamura) September 4, 2020
And he took a little heat for saying Joe Biden was “Catholic in name only”:
Lou Holtz will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom days after attacking Democratic nominee Joe Biden's faith. Holtz called Biden a "Catholic in name only" during the RNC.https://t.co/Bk0esztOer
— Robert Costa (@costareports) September 4, 2020
Well earned, coach!
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