Comedian Challenges President Trump And William Shatner To Two Separate Duels

Comedian Challenges President Trump And William Shatner To Two Separate Duels

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Washington Post humor columnist Gene Weingarten fake-challenged Trump to a duel.


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On Wednesday, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Below the Beltway" waged the bogus challenge on Twitter, offering Trump a weapon and venue of his choosing.



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Weingarten apparently did not forget Trump's pompous remark at a rally in Iowa last year when he boasted about the tremendous amount of his supporters boosting his confidence.

"I could stand in the middle of 5th ave, shoot somebody & I wouldn't lose any voters," he said.


Weingarten facing off with Trump drew a willing audience on Twitter. One user offered up suggestions for the weapons of choice:



William Shatner, however, did not find Weingarten's humor amusing.



Weingarten, on a duel-challenge streak, went after Shatner.



Shatner fired back:

But the duel already seemed to be well underway.



Trump has yet to respond to Weingarten's playful invitation.

Watch the report in the video clip below.

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