Trump targets Dem senator as 'Sleepin' Bob'

Trump targets Dem senator as 'Sleepin' Bob'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE introduced a new nickname for Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Fred Upton says it is 'tragic' to see Americans reject masks, social distancing; Russia claims it will approve COVID-19 vaccine by mid-August People with disabilities see huge job losses; will pandemic roll back ADA gains? The Hill's Coronavirus Report: DC's Bowser says protesters and nation were 'assaulted' in front of Lafayette Square last month; Brazil's Bolsonaro, noted virus skeptic, tests positive for COVID-19 MORE Jr. (D-Pa.) during a rally Thursday night: “Sleepin’ Bob Casey.”

“So Bob Casey, boy isn’t that boring … I’ll start falling asleep,” Trump said at the rally in Casey's home state.

“Don’t fall asleep as we talk about Sleepin’ Bob,” Trump said, appearing to have come up with the nickname in the moment.

“Sleepin’ Bob, ha! That’s it, Sleepin’ Bob,” he said. 

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Trump is in the state rallying for Rep. Lou BarlettaLouis (Lou) James BarlettaBottom Line Ex-GOP congressman to lead group to protect Italian products from tariffs Head of Pennsylvania GOP resigns over alleged explicit texts MORE (R-Pa.), who is challenging Casey for his Senate seat.

The president railed against Casey throughout the rally, claiming that the senator wanted “open borders” and to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Casey has not said that he is in favor of abolishing ICE, which has become a rallying cry among some Democrats in recent weeks.