President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 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 RomneyStatesmen seek bipartisan solutions to big challenges Georgia ready for unpredictable Senate race Impeachment can't wait MORE (R-Utah) and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Overnight Energy: Pelosi vows bold action to counter 'existential' climate threat | Trump jokes new light bulbs don't make him look as good | 'Forever chemicals' measure pulled from defense bill Overnight Health Care — Presented by Johnson & Johnson – House progressives may try to block vote on Pelosi drug bill | McConnell, Grassley at odds over Trump-backed drug pricing bill | Lawmakers close to deal on surprise medical bills 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 ScaliseRepublicans disavow GOP candidate who said 'we should hang' Omar Nunes accuses Democrats of promoting 'conspiracy theories' Pressure grows on House GOP leaders to hold line ahead of impeachment trial 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 SchumerOvernight Health Care — Presented by Johnson & Johnson — Democrats call on Supreme Court to block Louisiana abortion law | Michigan governor seeks to pause Medicaid work requirements | New front in fight over Medicaid block grants House, Senate Democrats call on Supreme Court to block Louisiana abortion law Why a second Trump term and a Democratic Congress could be a nightmare scenario for the GOP MORE (D-N.Y.) a “lap dog.”