Trump jokes he'd get 'electric chair' if he deleted even one 'love note' email to Melania

President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MORE joked during his reelection campaign kickoff rally Tuesday night that he would get the "electric chair" if he deleted even one email to first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpCruz in 2016 said 'something fundamentally wrong' with Christians who back Trump: book Designer defends Melania Trump statue: 'People may laugh but the context still resonates' Melania Trump heading to West Virginia to discuss opioid epidemic MORE.

Trump made the joke while discussing emails from a private server used by his 2016 presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump thanks 'vicious young Socialist Congresswomen' for his poll numbers Will Trump's racist tweets backfire? Democrats fret over Trump cash machine MORE from her time serving as secretary of State that were later deleted.

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"Can you imagine if I got a subpoena?" he said in Orlando.

"If I got a subpoena for emails, if I deleted one email, like a love note to Melania, it's the electric chair for Trump," he said. 

Trump, who has criticized Clinton over the issue going back to the 2016 presidential race, suggested the emails might still be found "somewhere deep in the State Department."

"We now have a great attorney general. Let’s see what happens," he said.

The Trump administration has defied several subpoenas of its own in recent weeks, including a demand for Trump's tax returns.