Wendy Long, who is challenging Sen. Charles SchumerChuck SchumerKyrsten Sinema's courage, Washington hypocrisy, and the politics of rage Joe Biden's disastrous 48 hours Biden's desperate pitch to keep minority voters MORE for his Senate seat in New York, jested Wednesday that coughing is a sign of lying, referring to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonNYT columnist floats Biden-Cheney ticket in 2024 Centrist Democrats urge progressives to tamp down rhetoric Stacey Abrams's shocking snub of Biden, Harris signals possible 2024 aspirations MORE's widely publicized coughing fit earlier this week.
"I have been noticing lately the different effects that lying can have on different people," Long said at the Conservative Party of New York convention, where Donald TrumpDonald TrumpClyburn says he's worried about losing House, 'losing this democracy' Sinema reignites 2024 primary chatter amid filibuster fight Why not a Manchin-DeSantis ticket for 2024? MORE also spoke.
"For some we know that their noses grow like Pinocchio. Others sweat profusely. And others just start coughing uncontrollably, but I don't hear any coughing here in this room, and that means two things: One, nobody here is a liar, and Number Two, nobody here is allergic to Donald Trump," she said.
Clinton erupted in a coughing fit shortly after taking the stage at a campaign rally in Cleveland Monday, fueling conspiracy theories about her health.
“Every time I think about Trump I get allergic,” she said as she continued to cough while trying to thank the event organizers.