Instead, Trump changed the expression to "The person who got away".
Trump was likely referring to the slogan "The girl that got away".
Trump defended his presence at the rally, saying there were "thousands of people" lined up and waiting to hear him speak. "I would do it except for these people up there".
Trump said on Thursday in a phone interview with the "Fox & Friends" program that his administration was able to handle and coordinate the hurricane response between staff from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and his staff on Air Force One.
"So, there is an expression, but we'll change the expression".
Michael Cohen, the president's former attorney and fixer, is now a registered Democrat, marking his latest move breaking away from the president since being charged by federal authorities.
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