Protester interrupts Trump at Pennsylvania rally

President TrumpDonald John TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq: report MORE's rally Thursday night in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was interrupted by a protester who was escorted out of the arena after causing a disturbance.

Trump was speaking about his popularity and Election Day victory in Texas when he was distracted by a loud chorus of boos coming from the right side of the arena.

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Cameras showed a woman wearing yellow being escorted out by security personnel.

"All right. Get 'em out. Get 'em out," Trump said as the demonstrator was removed. "Get 'em outta here."

As the woman was leaving, media cameras caught her making obscene gestures toward the crowd and the stage, which was met with responses of "USA! USA!" from attendees moments later.

Trump then resumed his speech, remarking about pundits' predictions that Texas would be a possible pickup for Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThree legal scholars say Trump should be impeached; one thinks otherwise Report: Barr attorney can't provide evidence Trump was set up by DOJ Jayapal pushes back on Gaetz's questioning of impeachment witness donations to Democrats MORE during the 2016 race.

The president's rallies are a frequent target for protesters, and administration officials have been subject to more demonstrations in recent weeks over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

During the 2016 campaign, Trump faced criticism for his rhetoric aimed at protesters who interrupted his rallies, after he seemed to encourage his supporters to "knock the crap" out of a protester.

Trump was in Pennsylvania on Wednesday speaking on behalf of Rep. Lou BarlettaLouis (Lou) James BarlettaEx-GOP congressman to lead group to protect Italian products from tariffs Head of Pennsylvania GOP resigns over alleged explicit texts Trump's most memorable insults and nicknames of 2018 MORE (R), who is running for Senate against incumbent Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyNo one wins with pro-abortion litmus test New ObamaCare enrollment period faces Trump headwinds Scrap House defense authorization provision benefitting Russia MORE (D).

The president has been an active campaigner on behalf of Republicans he sees as loyal to his agenda ahead of the November midterm elections.

Republicans are hoping to maintain control of the Senate, where they have a 51-49 majority. Casey is seen as a vulnerable Democrat and a prime target for Republicans.

Trump won the state in 2016 by less than a point over Clinton.