He was ridiculed after the arrival of John Fetterman, the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania video surfaced He gave an apparently absurd answer during a cable news interview.
Fetterman, running for Senate in Keystone State, suffered a stroke in May, raising questions about his health.
“I just wanted to check in and see how you’re doing,” MSNBC host Chris Hayes asked Fetterman on Friday. Noting that it was the first time he had spoken since a stroke.
“I’m doing fantastic. It’s not about kicking balls into authority or anything,” Fetterman replied.
The distorted response sparked laughter from Republicans who jumped on the clip on Twitter on Saturday.
“It’s the funniest thing I’ve seen this cycle of,” said the GOP’s deputy communications director. Nathan Brand,
“As is that reaction on Earth,” Added Steve GuestAssociate of Sen. Ted Cruz.
“He’s taking speaking wounds from Joe Biden,” quipped another Twitter user.