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Trump Wusses Out and Now Says He Can’t Throw the First Pitch at Yankee Stadium Because He Has to ‘Work’

Donald Trump has thrown the New York Yankees a curve ball, and has decided he won’t be throwing the first pitch at a game next month.

Trump did leave the door open on possibly doing it later in the season.

“Because of my strong focus on the China Virus, including scheduled meetings on Vaccines, our economy and much else, I won’t be able to be in New York to throw out the opening pitch for the @Yankees on August 15th. We will make it later in the season!” Trump tweeted.

LOL.

Just a reminder, here is what Trump was doing this weekend, when he was “working”:

Trump would have thrown the opening pitch when the Boston Red Sox played the Yankees on that date. Yankees legendary reliever Mariano Rivera was at the White House when Trump made the announcement on his plans, which would have been the first time he did so as President.

Dr. Anthony Fauci threw out the traditional opening day pitch in Washington, DC last week. He missed home plate by a mile, but it was cute in a Fauci-type of way. The first pitch in Washington is traditionally served up by the sitting President, but Trump may have bad memories of attending the Nationals game during the World Series of 2019, when he was booed…and it was magnificent.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was already on the record on the Aug. 15 Trump appearance. He accused the Yankees giving a platform to Trump, whom he called a “white supremacist.”

Twitter had some thoughts about Trump bowing out:

Check out this queen:

And check out this amazing thread from Hillary Clinton advisor Philippe Reines, showing each president throwing out the first pitch, except for one particular “president” who has bone spurs and is orange:

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