President TrumpDonald John TrumpGibraltar releases Iranian tanker despite US move to block it Warren leads Democratic field by 5 points in Wisconsin: poll Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'He's trying to invite us into this madness' MORE on Thursday mocked the weight of a protester who briefly interrupted his rally in Manchester, N.H.
"That guy’s got a serious weight problem. Go home, start exercising," Trump said as the individual who interrupted Trump's speech was escorted out of the arena.
"Get him out of here please. Got a bigger problem than I do,” Trump quipped. “Got a bigger problem than all of us. Now he goes home and his mom says, 'What the hell have you just done?'"
Cameras showed multiple protesters being escorted out of the arena after the crowd began booing and chanting "U.S.A." The interruption came as Trump slammed Democrats, accusing them of demeaning law enforcement and describing their opponents of "fascists and Nazis."
Moments later, Trump continued with his usual remarks, telling supporters that his movement is "built on love."
Trump mocks a protester at rally, says: "That guy has got a serious weight problem. Go home, get some exercise."
Eventually, the president adds: "Got a bigger problem than I do. Got a bigger problem than all of us." pic.twitter.com/PyIjh3g5ki— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) August 16, 2019
In his annual physical earlier this year, Trump was listed at 243 pounds, up from 239 pounds in Jan. 2018.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangEx-CIA chief worries campaigns falling short on cybersecurity 2020 Democrats release joint statement ahead of Trump's New Hampshire rally Former Yang staffer launches primary challenge to Nadler MORE recently took to the Iowa state fair, where he mocked Trump's weight.
"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,” Yang said. “Because he is so fat.”