Trump Rally Speaker Gene Huber Scolds CNN Anchor After Telling Her ‘Trump Taught Me Everything’
In perhaps the oddest moment of Trump’s rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday evening, President Trump called a man up to the podium who he saw singing his praises on television earlier that morning.
The man of the hour was West Palm Beach native Gene Huber. Huber was thrust into the media’s attention earlier this morning after waiting upwards of 13 hours in line in order to get into the hangar for Trump’s rally.
Once on stage, President Trump went further, allowing Huber a moment to speak to the crowd. Noticeably shaken, Huber made a brief statement of support for his president:
Mr. President, thank you, sir. We the people, our movement is the reason why our president of the United States is standing here in front of us today. When President Trump during the election promised all these things that he was going to do for us, I knew he was going to do this for us.
Huber’s speech lasted only a few moments; President Trump would quickly take back his podium and usher him off stage, saying, “A star is born.”
And it appeared that POTUS was right, if only for the remainder of the day, as not long after the rally Huber showed up on CNN being interviewed by Pamela Brown.
After asked to elaborate on his comment that he had been with Trump “since the beginning,” Huber said that “It’s just the way he speaks that’s truth.” He would continue, calling the base of Trump’s support a “movement”: “There’s never been a movement like this ever. Ever. I’ve never been into politics in my life. Trump taught me everything.”
As the interview wrapped up, Huber interjected, “May I say one thing?” Brown acquiesced, “Quickly.” And Huber let her have it, “Let’s just be a little, little nicer to our president.”
Watch the full clip above, via CNN.
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