Supporters of President Joe Biden rallied on Twitter after he was pranked on Friday by a caller who told him, “Let’s go, Brandon.” (Watch the video below.)
The phrase has been used by detractors as a code for an anti-Biden insult ever since a TV reporter mistakenly assumed that a NASCAR racing crowd was chanting “Come on Brandon” for winner Brandon Brown. Onlookers were actually shouting “fuck Joe Biden.”
President and First Lady Jill Biden were answering calls for NORAD’s annual Santa Claus tracking service when they spoke to a relative, who ended the polite conversation with “Merry Christmas and let’s go, Brandon.” .
“Come on Brandon, I agree,” Biden replied.
The President then asked if the caller was from Oregon, but the call was already over.
The MAGA crowd reveled in the social media trolling. But Biden supporters provided a loud applause:
This article originally appeared on The HuffPost and has been updated.