President Donald Trump reacted to the death of Reverend Billy Graham in a Wednesday tweet.
The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by Christians and all religions. A very special man.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 21, 2018
Trump has long had a reverence for Graham, frequently tweeting support for his health, quoting him at length, and even attended his 95th birthday party in 2015. Graham has had a relationship with every President since Harry S. Truman and is one of the most famous preachers of the 20th century who ministered to tens of millions throughout his lifetime.
The president’s first ever tweet about the reverend praised him for his work on behalf of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 19, 2012