The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump means he won’t be spending as much time in Iowa as he would have liked, he said at a Des Moines rally. But, he joked, it just means his campaign slogan — “Not me. Us.” — will need to be a little more literal in the homestretch of the first-in-the-nation nominating caucus.

“Ironically, the ‘us, not me,’ is becoming very much a reality in the last two weeks of this campaign, because I’m not going to be able to be here as much as I would like,” Sanders told a crowd of more than 750 at the State Historical Museum of Iowa. “So you guys are going to have to carry the ball.”