Trump mocks supporter's physique at New Hampshire rally: 'That guy's got a serious weight problem'

President Trump on Thursday mocked the physical appearance of a man who turned out to be one of his own supporters at a Keep America Great rally in New Hampshire.

While speaking to a crowd gathered at the Southern New Hampshire University Arena in Manchester, Trump was interrupted by a handful of protesters seated near the rafters.

As security escorted the protesters out, a man near the group who was wearing a Trump 2020 shirt began shaking his fist in a show of support for the president, the Associated Press reports.

During the commotion, however, it seems the president mistook his supporter for one of the protesters and began insulting him on his looks, calling out, "That guy's got a serious weight problem. Go home. Start exercising. Get him out of here, please."

"Got a bigger problem than I do, got a bigger problem than all of us," Trump added.

The broad-shouldered man in question was later identified as Frank Dawson, a former police officer, Navy veteran and avid Trump fan.

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Trump supporter Frank Dawson cheers after helping to eject a small group of protesters during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump supporter Frank Dawson cheers after helping to eject a small group of protesters during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
A Trump supporter, right, tries to grab a protesters' sign as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A Trump supporter, right, tries to grab a protesters' sign as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A Trump supporter, center right, tries to grab a protesters' sign as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A Trump supporter, right, tries to grab a protesters' sign as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A Trump supporter, center, tries to grab a protesters' sign as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A Trump supporter, center, grabs a protesters' sign as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump supporter Frank Dawson cheers after helping to eject a small group of protesters during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump supporter Frank Dawson (TOP L) reacts as a small group of protesters is ejected during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump supporter Frank Dawson (TOP L) reacts as a small group of protesters is ejected during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump supporter Frank Dawson cheers after helping to eject a small group of protesters during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump supporter Frank Dawson cheers after helping to eject a small group of protesters during U.S. President Donald Trump’s rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire U.S. August 15, 2019. Dawson later affirmed in a television interview his support for Trump despite Trump apparently mistaking him for a protester and then disparaging his physical appearance. Picture taken August 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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In a subsequent interview with Fox News, Dawson said he took the insults in stride and affirmed he is still in support of the president.

"I think he thought I was part of it but I wasn't — I was the good part of it," remarked Dawson. "Everything's good. I love the guy. He's the best thing that ever happened to this country."

Earlier this year, it was revealed during the presidential physical that Trump, weighing 243 pounds and standing at a height of 6'3", is technically obese, but still in "very good health".

Although Trump, a known fast-food lover, was asked to follow a special diet and exercise plan by his doctor, he admitted he had "not followed it religiously" prior to his 2019 weigh-in, according to Hogan Gidley, the principal deputy White House press secretary.

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And who couldn't get enough of pigs in a blanket, fried chicken and coffee with extra sugar? 

That would be the 26th president Theodore Roosevelt. 

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The longest running president in history, Franklin D. Roosevelt, favorited grilled cheese sandwiches and hot dogs. He even served the baseball concession favorite to Queen Elizabeth upon her visit to New York. 

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42nd President Bill Clinton loved his chicken enchiladas. 

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Barack Obama is crazy for his chili and is known to have a good recipe too!

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As for the 45th President of the United States, it looks like he loves fried food.

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