President Trump said Friday that he would “have to leave the country” if he loses against Joe Biden.
Trump made the joke while speaking to a cheering crowd at a campaign rally in Macon, Ga.
“I will deliver optimism, opportunity and hope, and that’s what we’re doing, and this is why we have this kind of spirit, and I hate to say it because I don’t want to insult Georgia, but it’s this way all over our country.”
Trump added: “I shouldn’t joke because you know what? Running against the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics puts pressure on me. Could you imagine if I lose? My whole life, what am I going to do? I’m going to say ‘I lost to the worst candidate in the history of politics.’ I’m not going to feel so good.”
“Maybe I’ll have to leave the country? I don’t know.” Trump quipped.
The Lincoln Project quickly reacted to the President’s comment.
Biden’s campaign also featured the President’s comment in its own video on social media.