So you didn't think this was going to get weirder? Oh, it gets weirder.
On Friday, Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), the congresswoman who attacked President Trump over his phone call to a Gold Star widow, once again played the race card. She said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is a "racist" for calling her an "empty barrel" when criticizing her for listening in to the president's phone call and then using it as an opportunity to score political points.
"That's a racist term," Wilson told CNN on Friday morning. "We looked it up in the dictionary because I had never heard of an empty barrel. And I don't like to be dragged into something like that."
We looked it up, too. It's not, and there's even an entire article about the phrase's etymology.
But when did facts ever stop Rep. Maxine Waters, who's been playing the race card her whole career (and she's been on the public payroll for 26 years)?
Waters went on a Twitter tirade on Saturday:
But Trump, as he does, fired back: