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PoliticsBiden shrugs off heckler calling him by Trump nickname 'Sleepy Joe'

08:30  05 july  2019
08:30  05 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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While campaigning in Independence, Iowa, on the Fourth of July, Joe Biden was confronted by a heckler who used one of President Trump's preferred nicknames for the former vice president.

A man at the Independence Day parade reportedly yelled "Sleepy Joe!" at the 2020 presidential hopeful.

Biden, 76, asked the man if he wanted to join him in a jog. The man declined, Washington Examiner reports. Biden was running across the parade route, according to reporters at the event.

Others were cheering for Trump, though one reportedly yelled out "Where's your walker?"

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President Trump attacked Biden in tweets ahead of the event, calling him " Sleepy Joe Biden ." Ahead of Biden 's Monday afternoon speech, Trump fired off a pair of tweets attacking the latest entrant to the presidential race, branding the political veteran with the derisive nickname " Sleepy Joe

NBC's Marianna Sotomayor tweeted some at the parade chanted for "Trump" as others were chanting Biden's name.

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