Donald Trump was thisclose to starring in ‘Sharknado 3’

This is classic.

Donald Trump may be the president now, but he also was going to play one on TV, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The publication reports Trump was offered a role Syfy’s “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!,” as the POTUS helping Fin Shepard (played by Ian Ziering) take down the sharks, literally. Fin was in D.C. to receive the receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom. 

“The Donald said yes,” David Latt, the co-founder of The Asylum, which produces the series, told the HR. “He was thrilled to be asked.”

The show, later set in Orlando at Universal, eventually starred Mark Cuban as prez.