'Lock her up' chant breaks out at Trump rally

After President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate gears up for battle over witnesses in impeachment trial Vulnerable Democrats tout legislative wins, not impeachment Trump appears to set personal record for tweets in a day MORE mentioned 2016 rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden hires Clinton, O'Rourke alum as campaign's digital director Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Wisconsin: poll Clinton tweets impeachment website, encourages voters to 'see the evidence for themselves' MORE at a reelection campaign rally in Cincinnati, the crowd broke into a chant of "lock her up."

Trump mentioned his former opponent and her use of the term "deplorable" to describe a segment of Trump supporters.

"Do you remember when Hillary used the word 'deplorable'?" he said. "Deplorable was not a good day for Hillary. Crooked Hillary. She is a crooked one," he said, adding, "She is crooked."

After this, the crowd began to chant "lock her up," a refrain that supporters of the president commonly used during the 2016 election.

 Trump frequently brings up his former foe at campaign rallies. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Trump spoke on Thursday night to the crowd in Cincinnati just one day after the 2020 Democratic debates in which hopefuls vied for the chance to challenge him in the general election.