De Niro torpedoes Trump: ‘he doesn’t care how many Americans die of coronavirus’

Robert de Niro: internationally, he’s more popular than Donald Trump so he gets to be in the image. Also, he’s not the imbecile who encouraged Americans to ingest bleach.

Hollywood acting legend Robert de Niro took to UK TV screens yesterday with a scathing attack on US president Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

The multi-Oscar winning movie star, who has a longstanding record of political comment, told BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis that the atmosphere around Trump was “almost Shakespearian”:

It would be hard to deny the evidence: last month Trump suggested that people could avoid falling ill with Covid-19 by injecting bleach, and bleach-related poisonings in New York alone doubled overnight.

Trump is seeking re-election this year, and Mr de Niro’s comments that the president cares much less about US citizens than about keeping power could have a major effect on his chances.

And others seem to agree:

Source: Robert De Niro slams Donald Trump on Newsnight saying he ‘doesn’t care’ how many people die from coronavirus | London Evening Standard

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2 thoughts on “De Niro torpedoes Trump: ‘he doesn’t care how many Americans die of coronavirus’

  1. trev

    Shakespearean indeed; “The more pity, that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly.”

  2. Joanna Woolston

    Trump wasn’t democratically elected, he became president because of the Electoral College system they have over there. Robert de nero is spot on herr Drumpf has Never cared about anyone but himself.
    Take care and stay safe to you and Mrs Mike!!

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