Trump calls Sanders 'pathetic'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests Sotomayor, Ginsburg should have to recuse themselves on 'Trump related' cases Sanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' Sanders releases list of how to pay for his proposals MORE chided Democratic presidential rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' Sanders defends Castro comments in wake of backlash from some Democrats Sanders releases list of how to pay for his proposals MORE (I-Vt.) as "pathetic" during a Tuesday night campaign rally in Massachusetts. 

“I remember when Bernie Sanders, when they took over his microphone. That’s not happening with Trump, folks," he said to the crowd after repeatedly pausing to wait for security to escort out protestors. 

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"That’s going to be our leader? I don’t want to help Hillary, although I would rather run against Hillary. That scene where he lost control of his mic was pathetic, and this is what we have leading our country? “

He didn't hold back repeated criticism for other rivals, panning Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBloomberg called Warren 'scary,' knocked Obama's first term in leaked audio Trump trails Democratic challengers among Catholic voters: poll Sanders under fire from Democrats over praise for Castro regime MORE as having no energy, Jeb Bush for his low poll numbers, GOP strategist Karl Rove, columnist George Will and even German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who beat him out for Time magazine's person of the year. 

"They didn’t even pick me for person of the year, they picked a person that allowed millions of people to come into Germany," he said of Merkel, before going on to note Germany's closure of subway tunnels last week ahead of a specific terror threat. 

"Now did you see they had to cancel their New Year’s Eve? I could have told you that.” 

Trump typically attracts protesters during his rallies but had to stop on seven separate occasions when protesters interrupted him. At one point, he chanted "U.S.A." along with his supporters waiting for security to escort someone out. 

"We have to a certain extent be a little bit ashamed because for the last eight years, we should have been doing the exact same thing," he said of the protestors. 

“Isn’t this more fun than a regular boring rally?”