Robert De Niro brands Donald Trump a 'clown' outside New York courthouse as he hits back at hecklers

robert de niro brands donald trump a 'clown' outside new york courthouse as he hits back at hecklers

Robert De Niro brands Donald Trump 'clown' outside courthouse as he slams hecklers

Speaking from outside a New York courthouse today, Hollywood actor Robert De Niro expressed his firm support for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for the upcoming 2024 Presidential Election. He didn't mince words when it came to Donald Trump, branding him a "clown".

De Niro faced down heckling Trump supporters with his own fire. Referring to Trump, he noted: "A clown. This city is pretty accommodating, we make room for clowns."

"We have them all over the city, people do crazy things in the street, we tolerate it. It's part of the city, part of the culture."

"But not a person like Trump who may run the country. That does not work. We all know that." As Trump supporters kept up their heckling, De Niro couldn't resist but respond to them.

He said: "It's really crazy that this thing, Donald Trump, is creating this. He should be telling them not to do this. He wants to cause total chaos, which he is succeeding in some areas. Anyways, besides all that."

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In addition to lending his voice to a Biden campaign ad, De Niro also took the chance to sound a note of warning about a potential Trump return to the White House, going as far as branding him a "tyrant".

He continued: "Now he's promising to use our own military to attack U.S. citizens. That's the tyrant, that is the tyrant he is telling us he will be, and believe me, he means it."

His comments were broadcasted by Fox News, while other cable networks continued with their ongoing commentary and a text scroll of the closing arguments.

Trump was present in the courtroom while his lawyer, Todd Blanche, argued that the prosecution lacked a solid case.

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