Donald Trump on Saturday shared a bizarre video of himself superimposed onto a scene from the movie “Independence Day,” in which it appears that he gives the iconic speech from the President of the United States.
In the film, actor Bill Pullman’s character makes a rousing speech about society uniting in the face of a common foe, and the new version sees the same speech made, just with Trump’s face superimposed on, presumably drawing parallels with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Not only is Trump superimposed, but so are others in the crowd, including Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, Jr., but also Fox News’ personalities Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity.
Pullman, who played President Thomas J. Whitmore in Independence Day, was among those who saw the clip. And he responded.
“My voice belongs to no one but me, and I’m not running for president — this year,” Pullman said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Only Trump’s face is superimposed in the video he shared, but the voice is still that of Pullman. It is unclear why Trump hijacked the moment.
Trump’s random post had been retweeted 50,000 times and had more than 153,000 “likes.”
Watch the clip below:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2020
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