Spike Lee Compares Donald Trump To Hitler
Written by BET on January 25, 2021
Donald Trump is formally out of workplace however the injury from his presidency nonetheless continues. Oscar winner Spike Lee gave a stark warning on the New York Movie Critics Awards.
The 63-year-old mentioned throughout his speech, “It’s a really unhappy day within the historical past of America,” referencing the siege of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
He continued, This isn’t a sport. These individuals received weapons with ammunition. I hope to God that I am improper, however persons are gonna get killed behind this bullshit. This president, President Agent Orange [Donald Trump], will go down in historical past with the likes of Hitler. These guys — all his boys — they are going down on the improper facet of historical past.”
Inspired by President Trump’s baseless claims of large voter fraud that value him the 2020 election, a mob of home terrorists was decided to cease Biden from changing into licensed as president-elect on Jan. 6. Nonetheless, Congress licensed Biden’s win simply after 3:40 a.m. on Jan. 7.
5 individuals died in the course of the siege, together with a police officer.
President Trump has been largely criticized for inciting the violence for weeks by complaining that the 2020 presidential election was rigged. After a number of lawsuits in a number of states, his authorized group misplaced numerous instances by failing to offer any proof of large voter fraud that might overturn the election.
Trump has been impeached by the Home and an article of impeachment will likely be despatched to the Senate right this moment (Jan. 25). The impeachment trial is predicted to start inside two weeks.
The total presentation of the New York Movie Critics Awards might be watched, here.