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Video: President Trump Gets Booed Heavily At The World Series

President Donald Trump at the World Series at Nationals Park in D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: President Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

President Trump is taking in this evening's World Series game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Nats are hosting the Astros in Game 5.

The president arrived to the ballpark shortly after first pitch, which was planned to alleviate traffic around in the area prior to the game.

The Nationals did not invite President Trump to throw out the first pitch, though he was shown on the video board following the third inning.

Nationals Park erupted in booed as he was shown.

A "lock him up!" chant could also be heard on FOX's broadcast.

Nationals owner Mark Lerner addressed President Trump's decision to come to the game earlier in the week.

“Well, he has every right to come,” Lerner said. “He’s the president of the United States whether you like him or not. It’s a special event. He should be at it.”

Lerner added that it was the team's call to not have President Trump throw out the first pitch.

“The first pitches are our call, and we felt there are many other candidates that should be considered before [Trump],” Lerner said. “The 2005 guys will be awesome tonight. Our scholar from the baseball academy tomorrow night. Jose, who I think is being considered for a Nobel Peace Prize. That's three pretty good selections. We just wanted to have the right people. I think we got a nice mix of people.”

The Nationals' first closer, Chad Cordero, threw out the first pitch in Game 3. A scholar from the Nats' baseball academy threw it out in Game 4. Local chef and philanthropist José Andrés threw it out in Game 5 tonight.