Trump compares Ovechkin to Babe Ruth with bizarre, rambling compliment


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In case you missed it, the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals visited the White House today to meet with President Donald Trump for a photo op and a quick speech.

For video of the full encounter, including Trump’s speech and some words from captain Alex Ovechkin, click the video below:

During his congratulatory Trump put Ovechkin on the spot, which caused his teammates to bellow out in laughter. 

Check it out:

Not gonna lie… it’s pretty priceless to see Ovie squirm like that!

Even more bizarre though was Trump’s clunky comparison of Ovechkin to legendary baseball player Babe Ruth, check it out:

Huh? Not sure I’m following you here, Donald…