Trump Hits Robert De Niro Square In The Jaw With New Nickname

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
Font Size:

President Donald Trump struck back at actor Robert De Niro in a series of tweets from Air Force One Tuesday.

De Niro publicly lambasted Trump at the Tony Awards Sunday, saying “Fuck Trump” before raising his arms in supposed defiance. The statement drew roaring applause from the audience. Trump appeared to reference De Niro’s numerous portrayals of a boxer over the decades, saying he was “punch drunk.” In addition, the president bestowed the actor with a new nickname: “Punchy”