UFC president Dana White, WWE chairman Vince McMohan have been named as part of President Donald Trump’s inner circle to advise on economic restart.
Alongside White and McMohan, numerous other sports organization executives have been involved in forming a group helping in the economic revival of the US amidst the global outbreak.
Andy Slater of Fox Sports was the first to report the news.
Other sports organization executives included are NBA commissioner Adam Silver, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, New York Giants owner Robert Kraft, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
JUST NOW: Adam Silver, Rob Manfred, Roger Goodell, Gary Bettman, Robert Kraft, Jerry Jones, Dana White, and Vince McMahon are part of a large group that will help advise on how to restart the economy, President Trump says.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) April 14, 2020
“JUST NOW: Adam Silver, Rob Manfred, Roger Goodell, Gary Bettman, Robert Kraft, Jerry Jones, Dana White, and Vince McMahon are part of a large group that will help advise on how to restart the economy, President Trump says.” Andy Slater tweeted.
“MORE: Mavs owner Mark Cuban will also be part of this group. “We need to get our sports back,” Trump says.”, Slater tweeted.
Dana White confirmed the news to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.
Dana White confirmed this is true to me when we spoke earlier today. https://t.co/icBMfVweRH
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) April 14, 2020
“Dana White confirmed this is true to me when we spoke earlier today,” Okamoto tweeted.
Apart from the sporting world, Industry leaders from finance, healthcare, food and beverage industries will also be a part of this economic revival group.
“These bipartisan groups of American leaders will work together with the White House to chart the path forward toward a future of unparalleled American prosperity. The health and wealth of America is the primary goal, and these groups will produce a more independent, self-sufficient, and resilient Nation.” Donald Trump said.
Six Indian-American have also been included in Trump’s plan for the economic revival group.
CEO of Google Sundar Pichai, CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella, IBM president Arvind Krishna, CEO of Mastercard Ajay Banga, CEO of Micron Sanjay Mehrotra, CEO of Pernod Ricard are also a member of this economic revival group.