And Trump's backing of Budd leaves rival Senate Republican primary candidates out in the cold.
Eagle-eyed users claimed Trump's zipper and front crease was unable to be seenCredit: APWhat did people say about Trump's trousers being backward?
"We had this terrible thing come in from China, we got that one right too by the way, do you notice, you see what's going on, it's called the lab, that was an easy one, Wuhan", he said. We have no choice actually.
Trump's speech to hundreds of Republican officials and activists gathered for the North Carolina Grand Old Party (GOP) convention was the opening appearance in what is expected to be a new phase of rallies and public events.
While the 74-year-old's speech appeared to lack much of the raw energy and enthusiasm he often brought to his raucous, larger campaign rallies, freaky theories started circulating online about his trousers, with some suggesting he had them on backwards.
Verbal attacks against his favorite targets, including Mr Biden's border policy, China, "radical left Democrats", and "critical race theory", all triggered wild cheers.
"They say they may allow me back in two years, I'm not I'm not too interested in that". As such, we rate this claim as "False". That election will go down as the crime of the century.
He wasn't the only one, with social media lighting up with people wondering what was going on with Trump's trousers and debating whether he was wearing them backwards.
Some party leaders worry that a rise of pro-Trump candidates in the coming months could jeopardize the GOP's fight for control of Congress in 2022.
"But, I am saying no for now, not no forever", she said, and explained that she was joining former President Trump to endorse "a very special person who is going to do an awesome job as your next Senator".
The Washington Post reports that another Trump adviser had said that the former president wasn't happy with the way the blog was performing for him and typically didn't like it being mocked on social media.
"I am not the one trying to undermine American democracy".
His enduring influence further adds to his unique political journey, considering that he was defeated after a single term - and was twice impeached.