Video shows Dem lawmaker joking about Trump drowning
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Rep. Alcee HastingsAlcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsHouse passes bill outlawing the eating of cats and dogs Video shows Dem lawmaker joking about Trump drowning Ocasio-Cortez draws ire from Democrats: ‘Meteors fizz out’ MORE (D-Fla.) on Sunday night relayed a joke about President TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser 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 Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe 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 NewmanSales of political books up 25 percent in 2018: report Woodward book breaks 93-year publishing record Stormy Daniels announces new tell-all book: 'Full Disclosure' 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.