GOP senator ridiculed for groveling to Trump on Twitter for receiving ventilators: ‘Patronage is disgusting’
U.S. Congresswoman Martha McSally speaking with supporters at the 2018 election eve rally hosted by the Arizona Republican Party at the Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott, Arizona. (Gage Skidmore)

On Friday, Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), a vulnerable senator facing re-election in November, posted a tweet lavishing President Donald Trump with praise for shipping ventilators to Arizona from the Strategic National Stockpile:

Commenters on social media mocked her display as inappropriate — and speculated that Trump may be doing this as a favor to her re-election.