President Donald Trump’s see-it-to-believe-it press conference has drawn immediate, near-stunned reaction from Hollywood and the Beltway. Starting things off: Alec Baldwin, who says the president looks “like he’s gonna blow a rod.” Deadline will update…
Here’s a sample:
This guy is so wired in front of the press. Like he's gonna blow a rod.
Imagine what he's like behind closed doors…
— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) February 16, 2017
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) February 16, 2017
Calling Donald Trump mentally ill is an insult to the mentally ill, psychiatrist says https://t.co/1IWrzLDwqb
— Craig Zadan (@craigzadan) February 16, 2017
"I am the least racist person EVER. Hey, black reporter — what's Kanye up to? Could you text him?" #TrumpPressConference
Just a reminder if you're watching this press conference, Trump = Republicans. He couldn't do any of this without the support of his party.
— Kal Penn (@kalpenn) February 16, 2017
It's a waste of time to try to turn Pinocchio into a real President. The focus needs to be on the Geppettos and legislators around him
"Comparatively speaking, Sean Spicer is actually pretty good at his job," me watching Trump's press conference.
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) February 16, 2017
If ur looking for something to do, our "precedent" is having a full meltdown on tv right now. #TrumpNewsConference
This speech MY GOD
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) February 16, 2017
"He should do this with a therapist, not on live television." — GOP senator to @JohnKingCNN in reaction to Trump's press conference
— Brian Fallon (@brianefallon) February 16, 2017
Donald Trump promised a presidency like we've never seen before. He certainly is delivering.
— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) February 16, 2017
This. Is. our. President. We chose him. Yes, we.
— scott foley (@scottkfoley) February 16, 2017
Who on the WH staff has the guts to tell him this may not be the presser that will calm the waters on Cap Hill with nervous GOPers?
— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) February 16, 2017
Up until an hour ago, the scariest thing I'd ever watched was Psycho. #TrumpPresser
Did he just ask #AprilRyan if the Congressional Black Caucus are friends of hers?
Because we ALL know each other (& look alike) amirite?
— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) February 16, 2017
Trump just gave a weapons-grade crazy press conference — here are the 7 most insane moments https://t.co/oBpFD4ytVC
— Morgan Fairchild (@morgfair) February 16, 2017
Trump during the press conference sounded like the mad scientist chasing Bugs Bunny after shattering the bottle of ether.
— Chris Regan (@ChrisRRegan) February 16, 2017