Trump panned for bizarre Sean Hannity interview on Fox News
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When Donald Trump was president, Fox News personality Sean Hannity was described as his "shadow chief of staff." Trump is now a retiree golfing in Florida, but the Fox News host lavished praise during an interview broadcast on Friday night.

Hannity began the interview by praising Trump's work ethic while he lives at Mar-a-Lago in retirement.

Trump went on to lavish praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin while complaining about investigations into his ties to Russia.

Here's some of what people were saying: