“The bottom line is, it’s not a funny joke and you’re not helping yourself,” Graham, speaking to reporters following a meeting with the President at the White House, said he told Trump.

Graham, a South Carolina Republican, said that there’s “no personal animosity” between Trump and Dingell, arguing that Trump had “made sure” that Dingell was “honored as being one of the greatest members of the House ever” with a full military funeral.

“I can understand being frustrated, but Mr. President, pull us together as a country. This joke does not help. It is not funny in my view,” Graham said.