Jose Canseco pitches himself to Trump for chief of staff job


Jose Canseco, the previous slugger who helped proliferate — after which blew the whistle on — steroid use in Main League Baseball, instructed President Trump in a tweet Wednesday he has a “secret” plan to pump Trump up and he is keen to function leader of workforce to hold it out.

“Hiya little good friend @realDonaldTrump u desire a bash brother for Leader if (sic) Personnel,” he tweeted. “Were given a secret reorg plan already. Additionally apprehensive about you taking a look extra like a Twinkie on a regular basis. I can buff you up day-to-day exercises. DM me. #yeswecanseco”

Canseco does have some historical past with Trump, who is identified to be searching for a brand new most sensible aide earlier than present Leader of Personnel John Kelly leaves on the finish of the 12 months.

Canseco seemed on Trump’s “The Famous person Apprentice” in 2011, however the 1988 American League MVP was once pressured to go away the display because of his father’s deteriorating well being. He ended up incomes $25,000 for the Baseball Help Crew charity.

Canseco hit .266 with a .353 on-base proportion and 462 house runs in 17 seasons. The 1986 AL Rookie of the 12 months, Canseco performed for seven groups from 1985 to 2001. And he is nonetheless making appearances at the diamond, just lately enjoying 3 video games with the Commonplace CornBelters of the impartial Frontier League.

The Related Press contributed to this document.

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