President TrumpDonald John TrumpMnuchin knocks Greta Thunberg's activism: Study economics and then 'come back' to us The Hill's Morning Report - House prosecutes Trump as 'lawless,' 'corrupt' What to watch for on Day 3 of Senate impeachment trial MORE roasted House Republicans at a recent fundraising event held at the Trump Hotel, while also taking some shots at Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyTensions between McConnell and Schumer run high as trial gains momentum No. 2 GOP leader eyes Wednesday of next week for possible votes on witnesses Impeachment trial forces senators to scrap fundraisers MORE (R-Utah) and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSekulow indicates White House not interested in motion to dismiss impeachment articles Overnight Health Care: Trump restores funding for Texas program that bars Planned Parenthood | Trump to attend March for Life | PhRMA spent record on 2019 lobbying Key House committee chairman to meet with Mnuchin on infrastructure next week MORE (D-Calif.), Politico reports

According to the publication, Trump praised and poked fun at a number of House Republicans in jest who raised the most for the fundraising event held on Tuesday evening. 


In one of his jokes that has begun to raise eyebrows online, Trump reportedly referenced the 2017 Congressional baseball shooting, in which House Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Cheney's decision not to run for Senate sparks Speaker chatter Trump welcomes LSU to the White House: 'Go Tigers' MORE (R-La.) was shot as well as several other victims.

Trump went on to note how Jennifer Scalise, the Louisiana Republican’s wife, “cried her eyes out when I met her at the hospital that fateful day,” sources told the publication.

“I mean not many wives would react that way to tragedy,” he continued jokingly, “I know mine wouldn't.” 

He also reportedly offered praise to Rep. Chuck FleischmannCharles (Chuck) Joseph FleischmannTrump roasts Republicans at private fundraising event Trump faces new hit on deficit Lawmakers concede they might have to pass a dreaded 'CR' MORE (R-Tenn.) for his fundraising efforts, saying “that lil guy packs more punch than I thought,” and joked about Rep. Greg PenceGregory Joseph PenceTrump roasts Republicans at private fundraising event The Hill's Morning Report - Tempers boil over at the White House The Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan MORE (R-Ind.) at the event: "I know a guy who looks like you.” 

“How did you get that good of a seat in here ya cheap-o?" he also said to Pence, who is Vice President Pence’s brother.

Sources told Politico's Melanie Zanona that Trump also took aim at Romney, a vocal critic of his administration, during the event, telling the crowd that the Utah Republican has the worst name in politics.

As for who Trump reportedly said had “the best name” in politics, Rep. Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryMnuchin expresses concerns about proposed taxes on financial trades Fed's top regulator takes heat from both parties NC rep explores Tillis primary challenge MORE (N.C.) took the cake. 

“If I had that name, I would have been president 10 years ago,” Trump reportedly said. 

Trump also reportedly assailed Pelosi as “nasty Nancy” during the event as House Democrats ramp up their impeachment inquiry into the president over his dealings in Ukraine.

He reportedly also called Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerCollins walks impeachment tightrope 'Emotion' from Trump's legal team wins presidential plaudits Biden says he would not engage in witness swap in impeachment trial MORE (D-N.Y.) a “lap dog.”