While Robert De Niro continues to publicly criticize President Trump, he becomes "crazier" than the icon he played in the movie "Taxi Driver," said conservative commentator Mark Steyn.
De Niro honors fellow actor Al Pacino at the American Icon Awards on Sunday, when he turned his attention to the president.
"The person currently claiming to be America does not deserve recognition," De Niro said in a clip aired Monday on "Tucker Carlson." Tonight. "" Unless you're considering this impeachment and imprisonment as a kind of tribute – and so you can make America great again. "
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"Robert De Niro lives better than 99.99 percent of people in human history, and he can not accept that a narrow election in a country between 50 and 50 did not lead to his success." Steyn said on the program.
Steyn said De Niro's public criticism of Trump would be "ridiculous."
Host Tucker Carlson played several clips from De Niro, including one in which he explained why he had previously said he wanted to "hit [Trump]" in the face.
"That's undeniable, he's actually crazier than Travis Bickle in Taxi Drivers," Steyn said.
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Steyn suggested that instead of an American Icon Award, there should be a "Best Cranky, Embattled Grandpa 40" years after his award for Best Actor ,
"[De Niro] would be an imposition," said Steyn.