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Twitter Rips Mike Huckabee Over Fawning Praise of Trump for Visiting Scalise in Hospital ‘On His Own Birthday’

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Late Wednesday, President Donald Trump visited the hospital where Congressman Steve Scalise is being treated for a gunshot wound to the hip.

Even the President’s most vocal critics would likely consider this a kind gesture — if one that is expected and all but required of a man in his position.

But former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee seemed to think Trump deserved extra credit of some sort. Why? Because he made the visit on his birthday.

Twitter called Huckabee out for his fawning praise of the now 71-year-old Trump and his reference to the President’s birthday. Here’s a sampling of the reaction:

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