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Sport President Trump asked Alex Rodriguez for advice on fighting coronavirus

05:05  28 march  2020
05:05  28 march  2020 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Noted sports fan Donald Trump reportedly reached out to Alex Rodriguez to seek advice on the fight against coronavirus. No, seriously.

Alex Rodriguez wearing a suit and tie © Getty Images

A-Rod, who is not a medical professional, spent a long chunk of his career with Trump’s beloved Yankees and has become a fixture in the New York business scene when he’s not busy broadcasting games on national television. Rodriguez, who has never gone to medical school, has also been catching the camera’s glance on the arm of his better half Jennifer Lopez.

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Why President Trump decided that Rodriguez, who is not an epidemiologist, would have answers on how to best curb the spread of COVID-19 is beyond me. It probably has to do with the fact that A-Rod, who does not own a doctor’s white coat, is wealthy and frequently on television. One can only hope that Rodriguez, who does not have a medical license, told the President that invoking the Defense Production Act to force manufacturers to make ventilators and PPE was a good idea.

Rodriguez, who is not a doctor, donated to Hillary Clinton’s campaign in 2016.

You can file this one under “Headlines I never thought I would ever write.” Good lord.

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