Video shows Dem lawmaker joking about Trump drowning
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Rep. Alcee HastingsAlcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsHarris hops past Biden in early race for Black Caucus support NFL players: Corporal punishment in schools is unacceptable Biden holds lead in 2020 endorsements MORE (D-Fla.) on Sunday night relayed a joke about President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Clinton announces birth of third child Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Trump attacks 'the Squad' as 'racist group of troublemakers' 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 MuellerThis week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill Top Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction 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 NewmanPress: Acosta, latest to walk the plank On The Money: Powell asserts Fed's independence amid new Trump attacks | House approves 3 billion spending package | CBO projects 'unprecedented' debt levels by 2049 | Democrats struggle with Trump tax law provision DOJ files federal lawsuit against Omarosa, alleging she violated ethics law 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.