Country music veteran Lee Greenwood turned 80 on October 27. As a birthday gift, Greenwood received a message from former President Donald Trump. The "God Bless The U.S.A." singer took to social media to share the video with his followers alongside the caption, "An honor to receive a message from the 45th President for my 80th Birthday. Thank you for thirty years of friendship!"
In the clip, the 45th President Of The United States is seen sitting in his private jet wishing Greenwood a happy birthday.
"Lee Greenwood is a very special and talented man. He wrote something called 'God Bless The U.S.A. in case of you haven't heard about it," President Trump says. "I will tell you the people absolutely love it, our Country loves it, everybody does all over the world. I just want to congratulate you on your words and your son and frankly your voice because there's nobody and nothing like it."
Known nationally for his conservative political viewpoints and wholesome country music songs, Greenwood is known for his patriotic signature song "God Bless the U.S.A.", which was originally released and successful in 1984, and became popular again during the Gulf War in 1991. After the September 11, 2001, attacks (becoming his highest charting pop hit, reaching number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100), and again during the 2016 and 2020 United States presidential elections as President Donald Trump's rally introduction track.