While celebrating his win in the Michigan and Mississippi primaries Tuesday night, Donald Trump put former Yankees star Paul O'Neill on the spot for an endorsement.
Although he remained seated after being asked to stand during the GOP candidate's press conference in Florida, O'Neill gave the answer Trump wanted when the Donald popped the question:
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) March 9, 2016
After years of playing for George Steinbrenner, clearly O'Neill has an appreciation for a rich guy who loves to fire people.
The reaction of O'Neill's endorsement was predictably partisan:
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) March 9, 2016
Yankee Paul O'Neill endorses Trump!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If I weren't already a Trump supporter, I would be now.
— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) March 9, 2016