Little League champs fly home to Louisiana with president Trump

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One with members of the Little League World Championship baseball team the Eastbank All Stars of Louisiana prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One with members of the Little League World Championship baseball team the Eastbank All Stars of Louisiana prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland

The Eastbank All-Stars officially celebrated their Little League World Series win on Friday in Washington D.C., and had a special lift back home to Louisiana.

So, the kids took him up on that offer Friday. and got the coolest reward - a private flight back home on Trump's plane! "See you at the White House!"

The team then met again with Trump at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, on the tarmac outside of Air Force One, and they all ascended onto the presidential plane together. In August, Louisiana shut out Curacao 8-0 to win the state's first Little League World Series title.

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Earlier, Eastbank Little League shared photos of the team on its fanpage, saying "WHITE HOUSE WAS UNBELIEVABLE! Thank you President Trump and Congressman Scalise for such a memorable experience". Trump encouraged his supporters on Friday to vote for either Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone in the election in an effort to beat incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards.

The President is on his way to Louisiana for a rally which will feature Republican candidates for Governor.

Includes reporting from the Associated Press.

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