Former President Donald Trump repeated claims that he was the winner of the 2020 presidential election during his tribute to conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh, who died only hours earlier.
Trump called into Fox News on Wednesday afternoon shortly after Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn Adams Limbaugh, announced her husband’s death on his radio show. Limbaugh died at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer.
During the tribute, the former president retold the story of how he presented Limbaugh with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during his 2020 State of the Union address, days after the radio personality announced his diagnosis. He also discussed how the two of them didn’t know each other well until Trump announced his presidential candidacy.
The conversation then took a turn when the former commander in chief was asked what Limbaugh told him after the election, which he lost to President Biden.
“Rush thought we won, and so do I, by