Donald Trump has responded to attacks from Meryl Streep and the Media. In her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, Streep criticised the way he imitated a disabled reporter. She said, “There was one performance this year that stunned me — it sank its hooks in my heart. Not because it was good; there was nothing good about it. But it was effective and it did its job. It made its intended audience laugh, and show their teeth.
“It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter. It kind of broke my heart when I saw it, and I still can’t get it out of my head, because it wasn’t in a movie. It was real life.”
On Twitter, Trump responded in a series of tweets, “Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn’t know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a…..
“Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never “mocked” a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him…….
“groveling” when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!”
Speaking to Patrick Healy of the Times, Trump said, “People keep saying I intended to mock the reporter’s disability, as if Meryl Streep and others could read my mind, and I did no such thing.
“And remember, Meryl Streep introduced Hillary Clinton at her convention, and a lot of these people supported Hillary.”
Trump also attacked the media after they suggested that it would be U.S taxpayers that build the wall across the Mexico border.
He tweeted, “Dishonest media says Mexico won’t be paying for the wall if they pay a little later so the wall can be built more quickly. Media is fake!”