Trump praises Hannity’s ratings

Trump praises Hannity’s ratings
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President Trump praised Sean Hannity’s TV ratings in a tweet late Thursday night.

Referencing Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCarter Page warrant reflects attack on our civil liberties Former Obama aide to Comey: 'No one is asking for your advice' Comey to Dems: 'Don't lose your minds and rush to the socialist left' MORE’s comments during the campaign that half of Trump supporters fall into a “basket of deplorables,” the Fox News host originally tweeted to his viewers:

“To all my Deplorable friends, I am extremely thankful to each and every one of you for just being who you are, Great Americans! Happy Thanksgiving to all!!”

Trump retweeted Hannity’s tweet and wrote, “A great guy (with great ratings)!”

Hannity has been one of Trump’s top media allies, and has interviewed him several times throughout the campaign and his presidency. Trump reportedly often calls Hannity after his show.

Trump also praised Hannity's ratings in an interview last month, following Hannity's show moving time slots to compete against progressive host Rachel Maddow on MSNBC at 9 p.m. ET. Hannity in his first weeks beat Maddow, who had been the No. 1 show in that timeslot.