Longtime Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings drew huge laughs at a political rally Sunday when he cracked a joke about President Trump drowning within the Potomac River.
The Florida congressman was talking at a “Stronger Collectively” Democratic occasion and underscored a few of his Trump warnings by relaying a joke he heard from the son of a former state lawmaker.
It went like this:
“Are you aware the distinction between a disaster and a disaster? … A disaster is that if Donald Trump falls into the Potomac River and might’t swim … a disaster is anyone saves his a–.”
The story of the joke was met with uproarious laughter and applause – and likewise uploaded to YouTube.
As reported by the Sen Sentinel, Hastings additionally mentioned on the rally that “one thing is tragically flawed” with Trump and quipped that if Particular Counsel Robert Mueller doesn’t carry down Trump, “Omarosa will” – in reference to the fired White Home aide and actuality TV star now buying her tell-all memoir on her time with the Trump White Home and marketing campaign.
The Florida occasion reportedly was attended by 4 Democratic gubernatorial candidates in addition to Sen. Invoice Nelson, D-Fla.
This isn’t the primary time Hastings has expressed his contempt for Trump in off-color phrases. The Solar Sentinel famous in 2016, he referred to as Trump a “sentient pile of excrement.”
Jokes about bodily hurt to Trump even have turn into more and more widespread. The band Pearl Jam final week defended their determination to place out a poster depicting a bald eagle pecking at Trump’s corpse – the poster was for a “get out the vote” live performance for Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.