Trump on 2020 Dems: 'SleepyCreepy Joe over Crazy Bernie'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Priest among those police cleared from St. John's Church patio for Trump visit Trump criticizes CNN on split-screen audio of Rose Garden address, protesters clashing with police MORE on Friday predicted Joe BidenJoe BidenPresidents and 'presidents' Biden to blast Trump's church photo op in Philadelphia speech Rudy Giuliani calls on Cuomo to remove Bill de Blasio MORE would defeat Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive things to watch in Tuesday's primaries Nina Turner responds to Cornel West's remarks about George Floyd COVID-19 pandemic will shrink economy by trillion in next decade: CBO MORE (I-Vt.) for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 2020, employing a new nickname for the former vice president.

“Looks to me like it’s going to be SleepyCreepy Joe over Crazy Bernie. Everyone else is fading fast!” Trump tweeted early Friday.

Trump has previously called Biden “Sleepy Joe” and said Sanders and he are the frontrunners in the 2020 Democratic primary race. He even suggested last week Sanders has an edge on Biden.

“He’s not as smart as Bernie, and he’s not as quick,” Trump said of Biden during an interview with Boston Herald Radio.


Now, Trump is suggesting Biden has the advantage and using a new name referring to allegations of unwanted touching brought by more than a half dozen against the former vice president.

The president last month made an offhand remark about rhyming the nickname in an interview with Fox News host Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityHannity scolds Ozarks partygoers: 'Could be a disaster' for vulnerable Americans Trump lashes out at Fox News after poll shows him trailing Biden Trump complains Fox News is 'doing nothing to help' him get reelected MORE

“I thought to refer to him as Sleepy Joe, because a lot of people wanted me to take the word ‘sleepy’ to something that rhymes with it. Does that make sense to you? And I thought it was too nasty,” he said.

Biden has said he is sorry if he made the women feel uncomfortable and said he will be “more mindful” of respecting others' personal space.

Trump has been accused of sexual misconduct by at least 23 women since the 1970s. He has denied all of the allegations. 

Updated 9:57 a.m.