Trump Team Workshopping Nicknames for 2020 Democratic Candidates: Report
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“Lyin’ Ted,” “Lil Marco,” and “Crooked Hillary” served him well in 2016, so no surprise, perhaps, that Donald Trump is cooking up a new crop of nicknames for his 2020 rivals. Far from being off-the-cuff insults, Page Six reports that “campaign operatives are busily workshopping punchy names for potential front-runners” for the next White House race, and Joe Biden will be “Creepy Joe”—a reference to Biden’s supposed habit of touching and kissing strangers and staffers alike. In September, Donald Trump Jr. used the “Creepy Joe” handle in a tweet about Obama’s vice president, and Trump tried out the name at a Nevada rally in October.