House Republicans Reportedly Boo Trump After He Mockingly Congratulates Rep. Sanford on Running ‘A Great Race’

President Donald Trump reportedly mocked Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with Republicans on Capitol Hill on immigration Tuesday night prompting boos from members of his own party.

“Is Mark Sanford here? I just want to congratulate him on running a great race,” Trump reportedly said, according to Politico‘s Jake Sherman, one of the reporters to tweet out the comment.

Trump also called the Congressman “nasty,” a remark that prompted at least a few boos from his party members in the room.

Sanford was in the room at the time, according to reports.

Other reporters also noted the comments in tweets as well adding an “Awkward” or an “OUCH!”

Sanford, for the record, lost his re-election bid after Trump sent a sabotaging, anti-Sanford tweet on the day of the primary election claiming,”Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA.”

Sanford responded by calling out the President for facing “no consequences” for his actions.

He also warned Trump’s behaviors and lies would have consequences for our nation if they continue to go on unchecked.

It “is going to have incredibly harmful consequences in the way that we operate going forward, based on the construct of the Founding Fathers,” the now outgoing Congressman warned in an interview with Meet the Press shortly after the election was lost.

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