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Did Ivanka Try To Duck Hug With Marco Rubio? They Say No But Instagram Says Maybe.

Yes, there’s health care and Russian meddling and Donald Trump’s ever-plunging popularity.

But social media was fixated on “hug-gate” after images surfaced of what looked like an awkward encounter between Sen. Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump.

Rubio, for his part, took the jokes in stride, and jumped in to correct the record, even providing what he says is exonerating evidence.

The president’s daughter got in on the fun as well, defending the Senator in the process.

Contact Jesse Bernstein at bernstein@forward.com

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