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Spike Lee says Trump ‘will go down in history with the likes of Hitler’

Spike Lee arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Spike Lee arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Film director Spike lee has likened former US President Donald Trump to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in an acceptance speech at a movie critic awards show, according to The Guardian.

Accepting a special award from the New York Film Critics Circle for his short film “New York, New York,” Lee comments on the January 6 Capitol riots in remarks he says were recorded on that day.

“We are living in a very serious time in America,” he says. “This president, President Agent Orange, will go down in history with the likes of Hitler … all his boys, they are going down on the wrong side of history.”

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