Watch Trump’s Rubio Moment: President Stops Speech For Water Break

President Donald Trump on Wednesday took a brief break during a speech at the White House to re-hydrate.

It recalled Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) response to former President Barack Obama’s 2013 state of the union address, which he, too, paused for a drink.

Trump mocked Rubio for that moment at the time, and on the 2016 campaign trail.

On Wednesday, the senator responded in kind:

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