Video shows Dem lawmaker joking about Trump drowning
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Rep. Alcee HastingsAlcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsFlorida Democrat introduces bill to recognize Puerto Rico statehood referendum Poisoning of Putin opponent could test US-Moscow relationship Florida county official apologizes for social media post invoking Hitler  MORE (D-Fla.) on Sunday night relayed a joke about President TrumpDonald John TrumpPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Sunday shows preview: US health officials brace for post-holiday COVID-19 surge MORE drowning in the Potomac River, drawing laughter and applause from audience members.

Hastings, speaking at a rally in South Florida, said he heard the joke from the son of a former state legislator.

“Do you know the difference between a crisis and a catastrophe?” Hastings said. “A crisis is if Donald Trump falls into the Potomac River and can’t swim."

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He then added: "And a catastrophe is if anybody saves his ass.”

Hastings used much of the rally to criticize Trump, the Sun-Sentinel reported. He said there’s no question “that something is tragically wrong with the president of the United States in his mind,” according to paper.

Hastings also reportedly said that if special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE doesn’t bring down Trump, then “Omarosa will.” Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

Omarosa Manigault NewmanOmarosa Onee Manigault NewmanTrump administration sought to sue Omarosa after she announced tell-all book: report Juan Williams: Too many men of color got conned by Trump White House aide Ja'Ron Smith leaves post MORE recently published her memoir, “Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House,” that makes several controversial assertions about her time working in the administration.