Trump targets Dem senator as 'Sleepin' Bob'

Trump targets Dem senator as 'Sleepin' Bob'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rallies in Nevada amid Supreme Court flurry: 'We're gonna get Brett' Trump: 'Good news' that Obama is campaigning again Trump boosts Heller, hammers 'Wacky Jacky' opponent in Nevada MORE introduced a new nickname for Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyTrump: 'Good news' that Obama is campaigning again Obama to hit campaign trail in Pa. for gubernatorial, Senate candidates Trump is wrong, Dems are fighting to save Medicare and Social Security 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 BarlettaObama to hit campaign trail in Pa. for gubernatorial, Senate candidates Poll: Pennsylvania Democrats surging with double-digit leads Poll: Dems hold double-digit leads in Pennsylvania races for governor, Senate 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.