Trump’s nicknames for rivals, from ‘Rocket Man’ to ‘Pocahontas’

President Donald Trump is understood for giving his political opponents and critics nicknames, particularly on social media.

Learn on for an inventory of Trump’s most iconic nicknames.


FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two people with knowledge of Warren's plans say the Massachusetts senator will formally endorse Hillary Clinton for president in the next week or two. They spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, June 8, 2016, because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the endorsement before Warren makes it. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., turned recognized to Trump as “Pocahontas” and “Goofy.” (AP Picture/Jacquelyn Martin)

The president reused one among his favourite nicknames for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., whereas he honored Navajo code talkers on the White Home Monday. On the occasion – held to honor the Native Individuals who used their native language throughout World Wars I and II to assist the U.S. – Trump mocked Warren as “Pocahontas.”

Trump has usually criticized Warren, particularly over her declare to be of Native American heritage.

“She’s bought about as a lot Indian blood as I’ve. Her complete life was based mostly on a fraud,” Trump instructed the New York Instances in Might 2016.

Warren’s potential Native American heritage was first questioned throughout her 2012 Senate run.

Trump additionally calls Warren “goofy.”

@elizabethforma Goofy Elizabeth Warren, typically known as Pocahontas as a result of she faked the actual fact she is native American, is a lowlife!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Might 25, 2016

Jeff Flakey

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) talks to reporters as he arrives for the weekly Republican party caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. October 31, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RC1EF7963D60

President Trump known as Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., “Jeff Flake(y)” in a tweet. (Jonathan Ernst)

Like Trump and Sen. Bob Corker, Trump and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake have been feuding for fairly a while. In asserting his retirement from the Senate in October, Flake slammed each the Republican Social gathering and Trump.

And Flake was just lately caught on a sizzling mic saying if the GOP “turns into the social gathering of Roy Moore and Donald Trump, we’re toast.” That remark gave Trump the chance to dub the Arizona senator “Jeff Flakey.”

“Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who’s unelectable within the Nice State of Arizona (give up race, anemic polls) was caught (purposely) on ‘mike’ saying dangerous issues about your favourite President. He’ll be a NO on tax cuts as a result of his political profession anyway is ‘toast,’” Trump tweeted on Nov. 19.

Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who’s unelectable within the Nice State of Arizona (give up race, anemic polls) was caught (purposely) on “mike” saying dangerous issues about your favourite President. He’ll be a NO on tax cuts as a result of his political profession anyway is “toast.”

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2017

Al ‘Frankenstien’

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) listens during the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - HP1ED3K1BYFJU

President Trump dubbed Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., “Al Frankenstien” on Twitter following allegations of sexual misconduct. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

After Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., was accused of kissing and groping Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden throughout a USO tour in 2006, Trump blasted the lawmaker on Twitter.

“The Al Frankenstien image is admittedly dangerous, speaks a thousand phrases. The place do his fingers go in footage 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 whereas she sleeps?” Trump wrote, together with an obvious misspelling of “Frankenstein.” “And to assume that simply final week he was lecturing anybody who would hear about sexual harassment and respect for girls. Lesley Stahl tape?”

The Al Frankenstien image is admittedly dangerous, speaks a thousand phrases. The place do his fingers go in footage 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 whereas she sleeps? …..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 17, 2017

.And to assume that simply final week he was lecturing anybody who would hear about sexual harassment and respect for girls. Lesley Stahl tape?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 17, 2017

Liddle’ Bob Corker

FILE - In this April 5, 2016, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republican Donald Trump has narrowed down his vice presidential shortlist to a handful of contenders that he's met with including Corker. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump has nicknamed the Tennessee senator “Liddle’ Bob Corker.” (AP Picture/Andrew Harnik)

The feud between Trump and Sen. Bob Corker has been occurring for a while, however the Tennessee senator lastly bought a nickname Tuesday.

“The Failing [New York Times] set Liddle’ Bob Corker up by recording his dialog. Was made to sound a idiot, and that’s what I’m coping with!” Trump tweeted on Oct. 10.

The Failing @nytimes set Liddle’ Bob Corker up by recording his dialog. Was made to sound a idiot, and that is what I’m coping with!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2017

Corker slammed Trump in a current interview with the newspaper and stated the president is so reckless that he could be “on the trail to World Warfare III.” A transcript from the interview revealed that Corker acknowledged the dialog was on the report.

Wacky Congresswoman Wilson

Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., talks to reporters, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Wilson is standing by her statement that President Donald Trump told Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson killed in an ambush in Niger, that her husband "knew what he signed up for." In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said Wilson's description of the call was "fabricated." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

As Trump and Rep. Frederica Wilson feud over feedback made to a Gold Star household, the president has nicknamed the Florida Democrat “Wacky Congresswoman Wilson.” (AP Picture/Alan Diaz)

Trump and Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., are locked in a public feud involving a Gold Star household – incomes the Florida congresswoman her nickname.

“The Faux Information goes loopy with wacky Congresswoman Wilson (D), who was SECRETELY on a really private name, and gave a complete lie on content material!” Trump tweeted Oct. 19.

The Faux Information goes loopy with wacky Congresswoman Wilson(D), who was SECRETLY on a really private name, and gave a complete lie on content material!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 20, 2017

Wilson accused Trump of creating insensitive remarks to the pregnant widow of one of many 4 American troopers killed throughout an assault in Niger. The White Home, together with chief of workers John Kelly, has ardently defended the president’s feedback.

Rocket Man

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this handout photo by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made available on April 26, 2017. KCNA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT. - RTS13Y8S

Trump known as North Korean chief Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” in a speech to the United Nations Common Meeting this week. (Reuters/KCNA Handout)

Trump has by no means actually had variety issues to say about North Korea chief Kim Jong Un – referring to him on Twitter as a “maniac” and “whack job.”

However in a Sept. 17 tweet, Trump bestowed a brand new nickname on the dictator: Rocket Man.

I spoke with President Moon of South Korea final evening. Requested him how Rocket Man is doing. Lengthy fuel strains forming in North Korea. Too dangerous!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2017

“Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime,” Trump additionally stated as he tried out the brand new moniker on the 2017 United Nations Common Meeting.

White Home press secretary Sarah Sanders instructed Fox Information it’s a “President Trump unique.”

Crooked Hillary

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton smiles out to the crowd in Chicago, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, during an event to promote her new book. Hillary Clinton is returning to New York on Thursday for more stops on her book promo blitz. The former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential contender will be making multiple stops in the city on Thursday. (AP Photo/Stacy Thacker)

Trump usually referred to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as “Crooked Hillary” through the 2016 presidential marketing campaign. (AP Picture/Stacy Thacker)

All through the presidential marketing campaign, Trump would usually hit his opponent, Hillary Clinton, with criticisms on social media. Trump gave her the nickname “Crooked Hillary,” often when he talked about her use of a non-public e mail server throughout her tenure as secretary of state.

The primary time Trump tweeted about “Crooked Hillary” was in April 2016.

Crooked Hillary Clinton is spending a fortune on advertisements in opposition to me. I’m the one individual she does not need to run in opposition to. Might be such enjoyable!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2016

Generally Trump switched it up and would name the previous first woman “Lyin’ Hillary.”

Little Marco

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks before U.S. President Donald Trump announced his Cuba policy at the Manuel Artime Theater in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami, Florida, U.S. June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper - RC12FDB8EF40

Through the 2016 presidential marketing campaign, Trump would usually check with Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as “Little Marco.” (Reuters/Joe Skipper)

The rhetoric among the many Republican presidential contenders hit a distinct form of low as Florida Sen. Marco Rubio went after Trump for having “small fingers” and Trump began to name the senator “Little Marco.” The 2 additionally mentioned the scale of Trump’s fingers – and different issues – throughout a GOP debate in March 2016.

Trump first tweeted the “Little Marco” nickname in February 2016.

Whereas I hear the Koch brothers are in large monetary bother (oil), phrase is that they have chosen little Marco Rubio, the light-weight from Florida

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 28, 2016

Lyin’ Ted

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 11: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), speaks at the 2013 Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council, on October 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. The summit, which goes for three days, is attended by a number of Republican senators and high profile conservative voices in American politics. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Political rivals through the 2016 presidential marketing campaign, Trump would usually name Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, “Lyin’ Ted.” (Getty Pictures/Andrew Burton)

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Trump didn’t begin out as enemies through the 2016 marketing campaign, however the two Republican contenders have been quickly at one another’s throats. Trump dubbed Cruz “Lyin’ Ted” when he went after him for his immigration polies in a marketing campaign advert in March 2016.


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2016

Low Power Jeb

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during an event at the Metropolitan University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The former Florida governor delivered a speech on economic opportunities partly in Spanish on Tuesday, and his audience responded with hearty applause. Bush is fluent in the language, and often uses it in Florida, but it's rarely heard in Republican presidential campaign politics. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

Trump stated his nickname for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, “Low Power Jeb,” did not have a backstory however simply match. (AP Picture/Ricardo Arduengo)

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush additionally bought a Trump nickname when he was a 2016 Republican presidential contender – “Low power Jeb Bush.”

Regardless of the exclamation level in Bush’s marketing campaign emblem, Trump began to make use of the nickname to criticize his opponent through the marketing campaign. Trump instructed Enterprise Insider that there wasn’t a backstory to the nickname, he “simply appeared” like a “low power” individual to Trump.

Weak and low power @JebBush, whose marketing campaign is a catastrophe, is now doing advertisements in opposition to me the place he tries to appear like a troublesome man.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2015

1 for 38

Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks to a packed crowd during a campaign stop at the VFW Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich turned recognized to Trump as “1 in 38” as a result of he just one one state within the GOP presidential primaries. (AP Picture/Jim Cole)

When Ohio Gov. John Kasich tried to group up with Cruz through the Republican main to disclaim Trump the social gathering’s nomination, Trump took to Twitter to dole out a brand new nickname. And Kasich turned “1 for 38.”

Lyin’ Ted Cruz and 1 for 38 Kasich are unable to beat me on their very own in order that they need to group up (collusion) in a two on one. Exhibits weak point!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 25, 2016

Trump assigned Kasich the identify as a result of he gained just one state within the main and misplaced the others, Trump stated in a press release in August 2016. Finally Kasich would even be known as “1 for 42” by the eventual president.

Wow, the ridiculous deal made between Lyin’Ted Cruz and 1 for 42 John Kasich has simply blown up. What a dumb deal – lifeless on arrival!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 29, 2016

Loopy Bernie

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a Dec. 6, 2012, news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Trump known as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. — Hillary Clinton’s Democratic presidential challenger — “Loopy Bernie.” (AP Picture/Jacquelyn Martin)

Sen. Bernie Sanders, the white-haired impartial socialist who turned a progressive icon through the 2016 election, earned himself the nickname “Loopy Bernie” from Trump.

Trump first tweeted about “Loopy Bernie” in Might 2016 when he criticized “Crooked Hillary” for “wanting very dangerous in opposition to” Sanders.

Massive wins in West Virginia and Nebraska. Prepare for November – Crooked Hillary, who’s wanting very dangerous in opposition to Loopy Bernie, will lose!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Might 11, 2016

Crying Chuck

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debate. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump started attacking Senate Minority Chief Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., as “Crying Chuck” on-line after Schumer criticized Trump’s firing of F.B.I. Director James Comey. (AP Picture/Carolyn Kaster)

After Senate Minority Chief Chuck Schumer, N.Y., criticized Trump for firing F.B.I. Director James Comey, Trump hit him proper again – with an unique nickname.

“Cryin’ Chuck Schumer acknowledged just lately, “I don’t have confidence in him (James Comey) any longer.” Then acts so indignant,” he tweeted on Might 9, 2017.

Cryin’ Chuck Schumer acknowledged just lately, “I don’t have confidence in him (James Comey) any longer.” Then acts so indignant. #draintheswamp

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Might 10, 2017

Schumer shed some tears when he mentioned Trump’s immigration ban earlier in 2017.

However Schumer wasn’t crying earlier this month after Trump agreed to the Democrats’ short-term debt-limit improve and Hurricane Harvey help.

Sleepy Eyes

Chuck Todd, political director at NBC News, takes part in the NBC News Decision '08 panel at the NBC Universal summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California July 21, 2008.

Trump has known as NBC anchor “Sleepy” since 2011. (Reuters/Fred Prouser)

Trump has thought NBC reporter Chuck Todd has appeared “sleepy” lengthy earlier than the election or marketing campaign. He first dubbed Todd “sleepy” in a 2001 tweet, however upgraded his nickname to “Sleepy Eyes” by 2012.

Sleepy eyed @chucktodd thinks Las Vegas is a state–see @todayshow this morning.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2012

Dumb as a Rock Mika

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski arrive for the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington April 25, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX1A9XH

In slamming MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” protection of him, Trump known as host Mika Brzezinski “dumb as a rock Mika.” (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

From author Touré to Nationwide Evaluate, Trump has known as many issues “dumb as a rock.” However Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” earned the nickname in July after she and Joe Scarborough criticized the president.

“Loopy Joe Scarborough and dumb as a rock Mika usually are not dangerous individuals, however their low rated present is dominated by their NBC bosses,” he tweeted. “Too dangerous!”

Loopy Joe Scarborough and dumb as a rock Mika usually are not dangerous individuals, however their low rated present is dominated by their NBC bosses. Too dangerous!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 1, 2017

His assault on the information anchor continued, as he known as her “low I.Q. Loopy Mika” and stated she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift” when she got here to Mar-a-Lago round New 12 months’s Eve.

Psycho Joe

In this Monday April 22, 2013, file photo, MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, right, attend the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. MSNBC confirmed Thursday, May 4, 2017, that the “Morning Joe” co-hosts are engaged.

Trump known as MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough “Psycho Joe” on Twitter. (AP Picture)

In a Twitter rant about his dislike of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, Trump dubbed host Joe Scarborough “Psycho Joe.”

I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (do not watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. Loopy Mika, together with Psycho Joe, got here..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 29, 2017

…to Mar-a-Lago Three nights in a row round New 12 months’s Eve, and insisted on becoming a member of me. She was bleeding badly from a face-lift. I stated no!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 29, 2017

Loopy Megyn

TV host Megyn Kelly arrives for the Time 100 Gala in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RC1AFBAE9160

Throughout their ongoing feud, Trump would name tv character Megyn Kelly “Loopy Megyn.” (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)

Trump’s feedback about then-Fox Information anchor Megyn Kelly have been usually criticized and deemed misogynistic by critics. Throughout their feud, Trump took to calling Kelly “Loopy Megyn.”

Cannot watch Loopy Megyn anymore. Talks about me at 43% however by no means mentions that there are 4 individuals in race. With two individuals, large & over!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2016

Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox Information. Observe her on Twitter @K_Schallhorn.

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