"See, that's easy. That's much easier than doing what I have to do", Trump said.
Trump went on to suggest "a drug dealer will kill 2,000, 3,000, 5,000 people in the course of his or her life".
"That's why we have a problem, folks". Trump also found time to demean a Democrat from California, Rep. Maxine Waters, who he stated is a "very low IQ individual".
"I don't know if that's popular".
The president made the argument that his supporters - in what both he and political observers are calling "Trump Country" - should vote for Republicans this year in order to prevent the top Democrat in the House, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., from regaining the speaker's gavel and possibly seeking to impeach him. Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, with his racist nickname for her, "Pocahontas". I would love to beat Oprah.
"Do me a favor, vote for Rick Saccone and we can leave right now", Trump said at the rally.
Trump said that allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty for drug dealers is "a discussion we have to start thinking about".
Trump also touted his role in South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympics, claiming credit for temporarily reducing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. He touted his decision to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and boasted that it was something his predecessors couldn't do.
Flake, who has hinted he might challenge Trump in 2020, said: "We had a record number of journalists being jailed overseas, some on false news charges, echoing the phrases that he uses. I don't know if this country's ready for it".
Trump stumped for Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone, who faces a special election on Tuesday, but he also talked about his own 2020 re-election bid during a meandering speech that lasted more than an hour. The election is set for Tuesday. His last two rallies were aimed at helping Republican candidates in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, although the president did not make those men the centerpiece of his comments.
Polls in Pennsylvania's 18th District show a tight race.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE in a tweet on Sunday promoted Republican Pennsylvania congressional candidate Rick Saccone, touting five GOP congressional wins in the first year of his presidency. He predicted a "big & happy crowd (why not, some of the best economic numbers ever)".
Trump's appearance was part of a White House push to help Saccone avoid a once-unlikely defeat. Also, tough on crime & border. "Steel is back, and aluminum is back".
Under pressure over a scandal involving a porn star named Stormy Daniels, Trump singled out his wife, Melania, for praise.