President Donald Trump went on a bizarre rant on Tuesday during a press briefing featuring him and Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Asked by a reporter about his impending impeachment, Trump lashed out at House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff, calling him a “deranged human being” and a “very sick man.”
Trump then issued a dire warning to Democratic lawmakers who are threatening him with possible articles of impeachment.
The president argued that if he were to be impeached, a future Democratic president could be impeached for grabbing an orange the wrong way.
“Someday, hopefully in a very long, distant future, you will have a Democrat [sic] president, you have a Republican House, and they’ll do the same thing, because somebody picked an orange out of a refrigerator and you don’t like it — so let’s go and impeach him,” Trump said, per reporting from Bloomberg News’ Twitter account.
“Somebody picked an orange out of a refrigerator and you don’t like it, so let’s go and impeach him,” Trump says pic.twitter.com/AWftuF9xs6
— QuickTake by Bloomberg (@QuickTake) December 3, 2019
The president’s words left many Twitter users scratching their heads:
Oh, they lost the audio of trump bragging…oh, shit he’s back. Blah blah blah blather blather blather, blah blah blah “I think it’s a disgrace it was a perfect conversation blah blah”….liar, corrupt, repellent, repulsive, a mobster, an orange out of a refrigerator…what???
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) December 3, 2019
Trump said someday a Democrat will be impeached by a Republican House for picking an orange out of the refrigerator.
We’re picking an orange out of the toilet.
— Jason Overstreet (@JasonOverstreet) December 3, 2019
"Someone picked an orange out of the refrigerator and they didn't like it." – Trump, comparing himself being impeached to an illegitimate orange. In a refrigerator. For some reason.
— Power VO (@PowerVoiceOver) December 3, 2019