De Niro was speaking to the Guardian ahead of the London film festival premiere of The Irishman, Martin Scorsese's new film, in which he plays mafia killer Frank Sheeran, now generally presumed to have been responsible for the murder of celebrated union boss Jimmy Hoffa in 1975. It's wonderful to me that's he's...getting away with it. "He won't get away with it forever, but he is getting away with saying these things about every institution", De Niro told the BFI audience.
Pressing on the need to protect the institutions plus "the Fourth Estate, the press", the Oscar victor added, "he's trying to destroy them and for only one reason: to save himself".
But the outspoken critic of the USA head of state became animated when given the opportunity to talk politics.
The Oscar-winner used a Q&A segment of the event to skewer Trump again, saying "It's pretty disgusting that we've got Republicans there who are just so afraid to do anything, so afraid to stand up". They are. They could go into private practice, make more money and stand-up and still be very vocal against him and I don't know why they don't do that. "Certain senators have pulled out...but others could pull out, get out and say, 'I can't be in this administration".
Trump hails 'Phase 1' of trade deal with China
Trump said Friday's deal has yet to be put down on paper but said, "We should be able to get that done over the next four weeks". USA manufacturers are hurt by rising costs from the tariffs and by uncertainty over when and how the trade hostilities will win.
Major North Dakota highways closed amid fall snowstorm
One (0.3 meter) to 2 feet (0.6 meters) of snow was expected to accumulate with winds gusting up to 65 miles per hour (105 kph). The Trans-Canada Highway between Winnipeg and Brandon was closed Friday morning as visibility and road condition worsened.
Interviewers can't get enough of asking De Niro about Trump, because it has already been reported that the actor called him a "weird, twisted president who thinks he's a gangster, who's not even a very good gangster" during his appearance on Friday October 11's episode of The Graham Norton Show.
"Gangsters have honour, you shake a hand and they have your word and you have theirs and that's it", he continued. "But with this guy, it's not the case".
Although a bit surprising, the news is not that far-fetched as the show has been erased in China by the government. The " South Park " episode mocked Disney by turning a Mickey Mouse look-alike into a craven profit seeker.
Matt To'omua lined up in the 10 jersey against Georgia , the third first-five the Wallabies have gone with at the tournament. It doesn't matter, all the different things, who's had a week off, who's had a week on, who's been resting, who hasn't".
Interest-rate projections released at the September meeting showed seven of 17 officials penciled in one more rate cut this year. Also, Federal Reserve staff noted that risk to the central bank's GDP growth forecast is tilted to the downside.
He highlighted that Manchester City are already under the spotlight following the impressive start from Klopp's side. Manchester City midfielder Rodri admits title rivals Liverpool are the "best team in England and in Europe".
Mary Kom loses in 51 kg semi-final, settles for bronze
Tagging Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, Mary Kom wrote: "How and why". "How and why. Mary Kom was left fuming by the decision to award the win to her opponent and immediately took to Twitter to question it.
TUI adds millions of seats following Thomas Cook collapse
The independent travel agent has bought all of the 555 Thomas Cook stores and re-employed numerous workers in those stores. At the moment, Hays Travel has no branches in the Borders, its nearest ones being in Hexham and Morpeth in Northumberland.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas on her 1st anniversary plans
The movie is based on the incredible love story of a couple spanning 30 years, told through the lens of their teenage daughter. Last night a special screening for the film fraternity was held in Mumbai and the early reviews are in.
The first man to ever walk in space has died
That mission was the first one between the Soviet Union and the United States and was carried out at the height of the Cold War. NASA said Leonov's achievement "began the history of extravehicular activity that makes today's [ISS] maintenance possible".