The president doubled down on the “gorgeous chest” claim Wednesday morning, tweeting a photo-shopped image of his face superimposed on what appeared to be the chiseled body of fictional boxer Rocky Balboa.
“They [the media] said he wasn’t wearing a tie; this is a sign of a massive heart attack,” Trump said, apparently referring to reporters noting he was not wearing a tie, as usual, as he got into his motorcade. “They said, he went into the hospital — and it’s true, I didn’t wear a tie — why would I wear a tie if the first thing they do is say take off your shirt, sir, and show us that gorgeous chest?”
“Hey, let me tell you if I didn’t feel great, I wouldn’t be ranting and raving to 21,000, 22,000 people with lots of people outside I can tell you,” Trump said to applause. “If you’ve had a heart attack, you don’t leave the hospital right away. You stay there for a little while, about six weeks maybe.”