President Donald Trump called up former Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez — and his fiancée, Jennifer Lopez — to get their thoughts on a national response to the coronavirus pandemic, multiple sources told ABC News.
The call from the Oval Office earlier this week was part of Trump’s ongoing outreach “speaking to business leaders and others about how the country is handling the pandemic,” tweeted ABC White House and Capitol Hill reporter Katherine Faulders.
Neither Rodriquez nor Lopez has a medical background.
Well, this is less likely to be harmful than speaking with Richard Epstein, at least. So let’s look on the bright side:
Could have been worse, Trump could have phoned Derek Jeter, who would have counseled him to trade 10,000 respirators for the 12th-best minor league relief prospect in South Korea— Scott Lemieux (@LemieuxLGM) March 28, 2020