In probably the least surprising news ever, President Trump has responded to Robert De Niro’s swipe at him from the stage of Sunday’s Tony Awards.
Robert, you’ll recall, appeared to say “f*** Trump,” although his words were censored from the CBS broadcast.
Trump hit back at the actor — whom he nicknamed “Punchy” — using his preferred method of communication: Twitter.
Trump sent the tweets about the Taxi Driver star from Air Force One as he returned from the meeting with Kim, according to CNN.
…realize the economy is the best it’s ever been with employment being at an all time high, and many companies pouring back into our country. Wake up Punchy!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 12, 2018
The Raging Bull star has been vocal about his disdain for Trump. In January he referred to him as the “baby-in-chief” at the National Board of Review Awards. He also declared in a 2016 video that he’d like to “punch Trump in the face”.
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But the iconic actor delivered his latest anti-Trump comments while introducing Bruce Springsteen to the well-heeled audience there to see Broadway’s best recognised.
“First, I wanna say, ‘f*** Trump,'” Rovert declared. “It’s no longer ‘Down with Trump,’ it’s ‘f*** Trump.'”
While Trump didn’t approve of his words, the audience sure did. He got a standing ovation.
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