Arnold Schwarzenegger has perfect response to Donald Trump's dig at National Prayer Breakfast
No matter what the occasion and how inappropriate, Donald Trump always manages to make it about scoring points and trading insults.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has recently replaced Trump as the presenter of NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice. Schwarzenegger has also recently said the following about Trump's executive order to ban citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US:
"To go and ban people who have a green card - that means that the United States of America has given you permission to work here permanently and you are on the way to permanent citizenship - it’s crazy, it’s crazy. It makes us look stupid..."
Trump being Trump he was always going to have a dig back, but as we've already established, he has scant regard for timing and place. Speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, the Orange One took the opportunity to bemoan a drop in Apprentice rating since Schwarzenegger took over:
Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast says he wants to pray for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Apprentice” ratings pic.twitter.com/aNylJiy4UT
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) February 2, 2017
Responding to Trump's comments, with an incredulous 'The National Prayer Breakfast?' query, Schwarzenegger had the perfect solution to both television and Presidential ratings issues - a swapping of roles.
He suggested he and Trump should switch jobs, with the POTUS returning to television, and Arnie (with eight years of political experience under belt) replacing 'The Donald' at the White House, so that people could 'sleep comfortably again'. If only...
The National Prayer Breakfast? pic.twitter.com/KYUqEZbJIE
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) February 2, 2017