Protester ‘got a serious weight problem’
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump insulted a protester’s weight Thursday evening at his rally in Manchester, New Hampshire.
“That guy’s got a serious weight problem,” Trump said as several protesters were escorted out of the arena. “Go home. Start exercising.”
“Get him out of here please. Got a bigger problem than I do,” Trump continued. “Got a bigger problem than all of us. Now he goes home and his mom says, ‘What the hell have you just done?'”
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Rally attendees also began booing at the protesters and chanting “USA!” Trump was interrupted by the protesters after criticizing Democrats for describing political opponents as “fascists and Nazis.”
Seconds after criticizing the protester’s weight, Trump went back to his remarks, immediately telling his supporters “our movement is built on love.”
Although Trump often slams protesters at his rally, he has never commented on their weight.
Trump’s weight is at 243 pounds, according to his annual psychical earlier this year — up four pounds from last year. In January 2018, he was at 239 pounds.
Over the weekend, Trump was insulted for his weight by 2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang.
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While speaking at the Iowa State Fair, Yang mocked the president’s wight.
“Like, if there was a hot-air balloon that was rising and you needed to try and keep it on the ground, he would be better than me at that — because he is so fat,” he said.
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