The "Let's go Brandon" chant did not escape former President Donald Trump's attention.
At an America First Policy Institute event Thursday, the crowd shouted the popular meme while Trump gave a speech. "Let's go Brandon" originated when an NBC sports journalist misreported what fans chanted at a NASCAR race. Their chant was actually "F*** Joe Biden."
"Was that young, attractive female reporter — was she trying to cover up, or was she being nice? Did she not understand what was happening?" Trump asked. "She works for NBC, so it's about 94% sure that she knew exactly what she was doing."
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Trump attributed NASCAR driver Brandon Brown's fame to the meme in his name, calling him a "big star."
"Brandon's become a big star," he continued. "Nobody ever heard of this guy — now he's one of the biggest stars."
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He didn't hold back on which phrase he liked the best.
"But I still like the first phrase better somehow," he said. "It's more accurate."
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