‘Cheaters stick up for each other’: Trump roasted for complaining about Pete Rose’s lifetime ban
Composite image of Donald Trump (screengrab) and Pete Rose (John Matthew Smith)

President Donald Trump was harshly criticized for attempting to rehabilitate the reputation of disgraced former baseball player and manager Pete Rose.

“He gambled, but only on his own team winning, and paid a decades-long price,” Trump posted to Twitter.

“Get Pete Rose into the Baseball Hall of Fame,” the leader of the free world demanded. “It’s time!”

Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's efforts to end Rose's permanent ineligibility.