Twitter Users Dunk On Trump Spox, Fox News Anchor For Odd Promo Of POTUS’ ‘Masculinity’

White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley waits for US President Donald Trump to arrive for a news conference on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D... White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley waits for US President Donald Trump to arrive for a news conference on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on May 11, 2020. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 11, 2021 7:05 p.m.

In the midst of a wave of Trump administration officials announcing their resignations and the House’s push to impeach President Trump in the aftermath of the deadly insurrection at the Capitol that he incited, Trump campaign spokesperson Hogan Gidley took to Fox News on Monday to defend the President’s … masculinity?

In the past week since Trump supporters breached the Capitol, tech giants such as Twitter and Facebook have either permanently or indefinitely banned Trump from posting. The moves were made in response to the President’s incendiary posts on bogus election fraud claims that provided fodder for his supporters to descend upon D.C. on the day President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory was set to be ratified. Trump’s incitement of his supporters culminated in the deadly insurrection at the Capitol last week.

Parler, a favorite among Trump supporters, was also booted off the Internet over its ties to last week’s Capitol riots.

In a bizarre question posed to the Trump aide on Monday, Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer asked Gidley whether Trump feels “emasculated” from “the social media crackdown” in the waning days of his presidency.

Gidley then attempted to project Trump as “the most masculine” POTUS to have ever lived.

“Look, I wouldn’t say emasculated,” Gidley said. “I mean, the most masculine person ever I think to hold the White House is the president of the United States.”

As part of a dwindling group of Trump’s foot soldiers, Gidley tried to paint the President as a victim of a “systematic attack against not just him, but against 75 million Americans, who disagree with the socialist-communist vision that Democrats have for this country.”

Gidley also teased the possibility of Trump launching his own media outlet so that he can “communicate with his followers and the American people one way or the other.”

It turns out that Twitter users had a field day in response to the brow-raising exchange on Fox News between Gidley and Hemmer:

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