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DeNiro calls Trump 'baby-in-chief' at NBR awards

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [U.S.A] 

has been a strong critic of Donald Trump, since the day Trump announced presidential candidacy.

And once again, the has spoken about the U.S. President, making his feelings about the absolutely clear at the describing him as an "idiot" and calling him "baby-in-chief", reports Weekly.

At the ceremony, the American said, "Our today, which the propping of our baby-in-chief has put the press under siege, ridiculing it by trying to discredit it through outrageous attacks and lies. And again, just like in 1971, the press is distinguishing itself with brave, exacting journalism."

The 'Silver Linings Playbook' star also shared how he could not help but notice parallels between the story of Streep's new film, 'The Post,' and America's current political reality.

"It was fascinating to watch 'The Post'. That story took place nearly 50 years ago, but there are many parallels today. At the time of the story, was suffering from bone spurs. Today, the world is suffering from the real Donald Trump," explained DeNiro.

The veteran summed up the present state of affairs by concluding, "The movie gave us glimpses of as delusional, narcissistic, petty, vindictive, nasty and bats**t f***ing crazy. Ah, the good old days."

'The Post' is a drama about the unlikely partnership of (Meryl Streep), the first of The Washington Post, and its (Tom Hanks), as they race to catch up with 'The New York Times' to expose a massive cover-up of secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.

The film also features Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, and

The movie, produced by My Pascal and Kristie Macisko Krieger, is all set to hit the theatres on January 12.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 13:10 IST