Robert De Niro Jokes During United Arab Emirates Visit About America Being ‘Backward’

Washington Free Beacon | 2/13/2018 | Alex Griswold
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BY: Alex Griswold

Actor Robert De Niro trashed the United States while speaking in the Middle East Sunday for electing "dangerous leader" President Donald Trump .

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The Dirty Grandpa star was speaking at Dubai’s World Government Summit when he went off on Trump for ignoring the threat of global warming.

"I am talking about my own country, the United States of America. We don’t like to say we are a ‘backward’ country so let’s just say we’re suffering from a case of temporary insanity," De Niro said, according to the Associated Press.

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AP also reported that De Niro received "applause and laughs" when he said America "will eventually cure itself by voting our dangerous leader" out of office.

Human rights organization Freedom House considers the United Arab Emirates "Not Free," noting the nation's restriction...
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