Campaign manager Bill Stepien insisted President Donald Trump was "alive and well" -- which prompted puzzlement and speculation on social media.
Stepien made the pronouncement during a call with reporters as several key states continue counting votes in the presidential election, and almost certainly was a reference to Trump's chances to get the required 270 electoral votes, but that didn't stop Twitter users from wondering.
Trump campaign manager says “Donald Trump is alive and well”— Kelly O'Donnell (@Kelly O'Donnell)1604589952.0
I hope this email finds you alive and well— Havi Brooks (@Havi Brooks)1604593418.0
Donald trump is alive and well and living on a farm, and there are rabbits there - oh george you wouldn’t believe h… https://t.co/YGqOJfiAOx— James Felton (@James Felton)1604592981.0
@KellyO That's a weird thing to say— Jonathan Jewel 🇺🇸 (@Jonathan Jewel 🇺🇸)1604590215.0
@KellyO Wow. It’s that bad.— Pete the Semi-Detached (@Pete the Semi-Detached)1604590020.0
tfw the president is alive and well https://t.co/Z4lPPDsiOJ— Bill Hanstock (@Bill Hanstock)1604591316.0
@KellyO Not sure “alive and well” are the right words. https://t.co/I7x8nNo0xz— Tony (@Tony)1604591060.0
that sounds like something a campaign manager would say if their candidate wasn't alive and well https://t.co/yQEaDpRbog— anna from the internet (@anna from the internet)1604593354.0
"Donald Trump is alive and well." https://t.co/KrYeiY9Mh7— Ross Lawson (@Ross Lawson)1604593068.0