The Washington Nationals extended an invite to President Donald Trump to throw out the first pitch on Monday for Opening Day but Trump reportedly declined due to a scheduling conflict, according to ESPN.

Presidents throwing out the first pitch at Nationals Park on Opening Day has become a bit of a tradition including most recently George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

The Nationals will play host to the Miami Marlins at 1:05 pm EST on April 3rd with Stephen Strasburg on the mound. Interestingly enough, Trump has been critical of the way the Nats have handled Strasburg's innings restriction. 

A few years ago Trump tweeted,