Trump targets Dem senator as 'Sleepin' Bob'

Trump targets Dem senator as 'Sleepin' Bob'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing bill to avert shutdown CNN, MSNBC to air ad turned down by Fox over Nazi imagery MORE introduced a new nickname for Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyGOP wants to pit Ocasio-Cortez against Democrats in the Senate Biden speaking to Dems on Capitol Hill as 2020 speculation mounts: report GOP senators: Trump should not declare border emergency during State of the Union 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 BarlettaTrump's most memorable insults and nicknames of 2018 GOP trading fancy offices, nice views for life in minority Casey secures third Senate term over Trump-backed Barletta 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.