The following article by Ed Mazza was posted on the Huffington Post website October 12, 2017:
The president gave a shoutout to Jeffrey Lord.
President Donald Trump saluted a man on Wednesday who was fired for tweeting a Nazi salute.
At a speech in Pennsylvania, Trump called former CNN pundit Jeffrey Lord a “good man.”
“Hi, Jeffrey. The great Jeffrey Lord,” Trump called out to Lord, who was apparently in attendance at the event. “He was on fake news CNN for a long time. He was one of my few sources of truth. Thank you, Jeffrey, for being here. That’s a great honor.”
Lord was one of CNN’s in-house Trump surrogates, but the network canned him in August for posting “Sieg Heil!” on Twitter: