He also claimed he had his underlings call the Justice Department with an offer for him to help cool down what he’d heated up. Trump’s message to Attorney General Merrick Garland, according to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, was: “The country is on fire,” and, “What can I do to reduce the heat?”
It’s unclear what kind of help Trump had in mind. A Justice Department spokesperson didn’t immediately answer HuffPost’s inquiry.
When people on Twitter learned that Trump was offering to change the temperature, one word kept popping up: “Arsonist.”