08/16/2011 03:22 pm ET Updated Oct 16, 2011

Jake Tapper Comes To Chuck Todd's Defense On Twitter

On Monday ABC's Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper shared on Twitter, "Local boy at bakery telling girls about taking photo with @ChuckTodd. ‘I put my arm around his waist and he did not return the favor.'"

But when a follower tried to trash Todd, Tapper, a longtime friend, wasn't having it.  Beth Anne: "@jaketapper who wld want a pic w/Todd? Even worse...who would want his arm around them?"

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