Louisiana lieutenant governor wears 'Trump Socks' to greet president during visit
The lieutenant governor of Louisiana on Tuesday put his best foot forward in greeting President TrumpDonald John TrumpLawsuit alleges Trump campaign paid women less than men Graham encourages Donald Trump Jr. to plead the 5th Crunch time for Senate disaster aid talks MORE, donning socks featuring a depiction of the president’s face and hairstyle.
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser (R) welcomed Trump upon the president’s arrival at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles, Louisiana. New York Times photographer Doug Mills snapped and tweeted a photo of Nungesser lifting up his pant leg to reveal the socks, which have extra fabric to mimic Trump’s tuft of hair.
— Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) May 14, 2019
The lieutenant governor shared numerous images on social media of his exchange with the president. He added that he asked Trump if he would tweet his support for a local American Idol contestant who is among the show’s final three competitors.
The socks are available for purchase on Amazon and listed at $ 30 per pair.
I asked @POTUS today if he would tweet his support for @TheLaineHardy @AmericanIdol. I reminded him that LA supported him, while CA and NY, the homes of the other 2 finalist, did not. Trump responded and said, “Billy, I will see what we can do!” #MakeSocksGreatAgain pic.twitter.com/4E09MAIm38
— Office of Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser (@LouisianaLtGov) May 14, 2019
Trump spent much of the day Tuesday in Louisiana. He spoke to workers at Cameron LNG Export Terminal in Hackberry in the afternoon, and was scheduled to attend a fundraiser in the evening before returning to Washington, D.C.
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More at https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/443706-louisiana-lt-gov-greets-president-during-visit-with-trump-socks