Louisiana lieutenant governor wears 'Trump Socks' to greet president during visit

Louisiana lieutenant governor wears 'Trump Socks' to greet president during visit
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The lieutenant governor of Louisiana on Tuesday put his best foot forward in greeting President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew EPA rule would expand Trump officials' powers to reject FOIA requests Democratic senator introduces bill to ban gun silencers Democrats: Ex-Commerce aide said Ross asked him to examine adding census citizenship question 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.

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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.

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.