Former President Donald Trump on Sunday paid tribute to the late radio legend Rush Limbaugh, who was long considered the voice of the conservative movement and who was one of the first high-profile right-wing media personalities to back Trump’s 2016 presidential run.
Trump made his comments during his address to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Limbaugh died of lung cancer, his wife Kathryn announced on his radio show earlier this month.
“I also want to pay my love and respect to the great Rush Limbaugh, who is watching closely and smiling down on us,” Trump said at the opening of his speech. “He’s watching and he’s loving it and he loves Kathryn. Kathryn, thank you for being here… He loved you, Kathryn, I will tell you that.”
“I want to thank Rush and Kathryn because…