Rush Limbaugh, controversial conservative radio host, dead at 70

Rush Limbaugh, controversial conservative radio host, dead at 70

Limbaugh was one of Trump's most ardent supporters.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to Limbaugh at a Make America Great Again rally on November 5, 2018.

Former President Donald Trump called in to Fox News Wednesday to offer his remembrances of conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who died at the age of 70 after being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer previous year.

In his last broadcast of 2020, Limbaugh thanked his listeners for their support as he opened up about his fight with terminal cancer. "A fantastic talent. People, whether they loved him or not, they respected him". "He was a fighter".

"Rush thought we won, and so do I", Trump said.

"He became a friend of mine". In this time of sorrow, Rush's voice will continue to be heard, providing comfort and continued insight to his legions of loyal fans. "I had essentially never met Rush".

Trump called Limbaugh "something special", and credited the disc jockey for some of his success in emerging from a crowded GOP primary. We don't know who will succeed Rush as America's anchorman, but we know that nobody will ever replace him.

Despite his diagnosis, Limbaugh continued to host his radio show, which had been in national syndication since 1988.

Trump also described Limbaugh's impressive golf skills, saying, "He was a strong guy, physically very strong, he hit the ball a long way".

'I wasn't expected to be alive today, ' he said. "I think we won substantially".

He said he meant to continue to work as much as possible, as well as focus on what he called his "deeply personal relationship" with God.

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