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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report 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 TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems, GOP dig in for public impeachment hearings The Hill's Morning Report - Witness transcripts plow ground for public impeachment testimony The Hill's 12:30 Report: Washington braces for public impeachment hearings MORE.

Trump made the joke while discussing emails from a private server used by his 2016 presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Krystal Ball credits Gabbard's upswing in 2020 race to 'feckless' Democratic establishment Outsider candidates outpoll insider candidates 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.