President Trump wants to remind everyone that he was "always the best athlete," a comment made during a Thursday sit-down with reporters from The Wall Street Journal. Never one to hold back from tooting his own horn, portions of Trump's conversation read as self-congratulatory raves:
Although there might be one or two people in line in front of Trump for the "best athlete" designation, in his youth the president was reportedly not too shabby at baseball. "We had scouts from the [Philadelphia] Phillies to watch him, but he wanted to go to college and make real money," his former high school coach told Rolling Stone.
Those days seem to be behind him, though, The Washington Post reports. Trump, who will undergo the first physical of his presidency today, is "the heaviest president in at least a generation" and "he seems to get little exercise beyond swinging a golf club, as he spends most of his time on the course traveling in an electric cart," the Post observes.
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