Donald Trump Says Hurricane Florence Is 'One of the Wettest…From the Standpoint of Water'; Funny Memes Follow
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United States President Donald Trump visited North Carolina today where Hurricane Florence claimed the lives of 37 people. Ahead of the visit, Trump appreciated the efforts of first responders and placated the people who live in the affected regions. However, words and phrases from the monologue have gone viral for all the wrong reasons. Trump in the video posted on his Twitter account says, "This is a tough hurricane, one of the wettest we have ever seen from the standpoint of water."

Twitterati expressed shock and surprise over Trump's choice of words. Meanwhile, others compared it to quotes by former presidents like John F Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin D Roosevelt. Soon hilarious jokes, memes and puns around Trump's statement began to fill the internet. Thanks to Donald Trump & Stormy Daniels, Funny Memes & Jokes on Mario Kart, Toadstool and Mushroom Takes Over the Internet

Here is the video:

Here is how Twitter reacted:

Meanwhile, Hurricane Florence which made landfall last week continues to cause damage in the American states of North Carolina and South Carolina.

According to officials, the death toll has risen to 35.

Along with torrential rains and strong winds, thousands of houses have been brought down and left hundreds of trees uprooted.

Flooding in rivers has drowned residential areas in many regions.

Around 5,00,000 homes have lost connection to electricity as rescue efforts continue.

The new Trump jokes comes a day after former pornstar Stormy Daniels describe Trump's penis as "smaller than average" but "not freakishly small". Daniels in her upcoming book Full Disclosure described it as Toadstool saying it's like "mushroom character in Mario Kart". After the adult star who alleged to have been in a relationship with Trump made the claims, Todd, mushroom and Mario Kart were among the top trends on Twitter yesterday.

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