Subject: Pool Report No. 2 - major league sports call details

Nikki Schwab
Sent: Saturday, April 4, 2020 1:56 PM
Subject: Pool Report No. 2 - major league sports call details

White House spokesman Judd Deere passes this along -

Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke by telephone with commissioners of major league sports to discuss the all-of-America response to COVID-19. The President recognized the good work being done by many teams and players to care for their communities, workforces, and fan bases across the Nation. The commissioners thanked President Trump for his national leadership and for his interest in the sports industry. President Trump encouraged them to continue to support their fellow Americans during this challenging time.


The following participated in the call:

Trump Administration
President Donald J. Trump
Kellyanne Conway, Assistant to the President and Senior Counselor
Andrew Giuliani, Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of the Office of Public Liaison


External Participants
Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League
Cathy Engelbert, Commissioner of the Women’s National Basketball Association
Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer
Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League
Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball
Vince McMahon, President of the WWE
Jay Monahan, Commissioner of the PGA Tour
Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association
Dana White, Ultimate Fighting Championship
Roger Penske, IndyCar
Michael Whan, Commissioner of the LPGA Tour
Vince McMahon, President of the WWE
Drew Fleming, President of the Breeders Cup

Nikki Schwab
Senior U.S. Political Reporter
Washington, D.C.

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