Video shows Dem lawmaker joking about Trump drowning
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Rep. Alcee HastingsAlcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsNFL players: Corporal punishment in schools is unacceptable Some Senate Dems see Ocasio-Cortez as weak spokeswoman for party Florida lawmaker diagnosed with pancreatic cancer MORE (D-Fla.) on Sunday night relayed a joke about President TrumpDonald John TrumpPapadopoulos on AG's new powers: 'Trump is now on the offense' Pelosi uses Trump to her advantage Mike Pence delivers West Point commencement address 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) Swan MuellerThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump orders more troops to Mideast amid Iran tensions Trump: Democrats just want Mueller to testify for a 'do-over' Graham: Mueller investigation a 'political rectal exam' 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's nastiest break-ups: A look at the president's most fiery feuds Donald Trump Jr. inks book deal Lawsuit alleges Trump campaign paid women less than men 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.