Video from the former president’s trip to Downtown House of Pizza in Fort Myers on Friday night showed him biting a slice before asking, “Does anybody want a piece that I’ve eaten?”
No one took him up on the offer as the enthused crowd chanted: “Trump! Trump! Trump!”
Viewers sounding off on social media expressed their horror at the idea of sharing a half-eaten slice.
Mr Trump made the pizza parlour appearance after giving a speech at the Lee County Republican Party’s Lincoln Reagan Dinner, according to Fox News.
The one-term president is currently the leading candidate for the 2024 Republican nomination for president, despite being arrested and charged with falsifying business records in relation to hush money payments.
The twice-impeached Republican made more history as he became the first former president in American history to be indicted by prosecutors.
Mr Trump, who launched his third White House campaign in November, leads Florida governor Ron DeSantis 51 per cent to 38 per cent among likely Republican voters, according to a Wall Street Journal poll on Friday.
Trump stopped at a pizza place tonight after giving a speech in Fort Myers and handed out slices to supporters. He then took a bite out of a slice of pepperoni pizza and said, “Does anybody want a piece that I’ve eaten?” pic.twitter.com/KoZYAzuhma— Kate Sullivan (@KateSullivanDC) April 22, 2023
Mr DeSantis, who recently signed into law a six-week abortion ban, has yet to formally launch his campaign.
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