Rush Limbaugh puffs on a Ashton VSG cigar while waiting to tee off from the fifth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during third round play of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, Calif., in 2001. Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. His death today at the age of 70 was announced on his website.
President George Bush talks with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh at WABC studios in New York City in 1992.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh is pictured on the set of the public affairs television show "Meet The Press" in 1993.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh, right, is congratulated by Larry King at the Radio Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, Ill., in 1993.
Rush Limbaugh speaks during a news conference at Queen's Medical Center in 2010. Limbaugh was rushed to the hospital after experiencing chest pains similar to a heart attack during a vacation.
Rush Limbaugh, right, speaks during a news conference as Joana Magno, M.D. chief of the Dept. of Cardiovascular Diseases at Queen's Medical Center looks on in in 2010.
Rush Limbaugh poses with a bust in his likeness during a ceremony inducting him into the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., in 2012.
President Donald Trump opens his arms to Rush Limbaugh as he arrives to speaks during a rally at Show Me Center in 2018 in Cape Girardeau, Mo..
First Lady Melania Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh as his wife Kathryn watches during the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, last February.
Rush Limbaugh reacts as first Lady Melania Trump, and his wife Kathryn, applaud, as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington last year.