Spike Lee rejoices over Trump impeachment vote; talks COVID vaccine and his…

Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY
Published 10:47 p.m. ET Jan. 13, 2021

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The speech is written. Spike Lee is able to swimsuit as much as settle for the thirty fourth American Cinematheque Award on Thursday.

Yet, earlier than he can focus on being lauded by the likes of Angela Bassett, Ryan Coogler and Jodie Foster within the digital ceremony (viewable through ticket purchase), there is a political matter capturing the “Da 5 Bloods” director’s consideration. A Wednesday afternoon interview is delayed till after the House of Representatives votes to impeach President Trump for the second time.

“I’ve been on CNN since 9 this morning,” Lee explains, pointing to a large-screen TV throughout a Zoom name.

Lee, 63, does mute CNN when chatting with USA TODAY concerning the impeachment vote, his very actual upcoming Viagra musical film and his views on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Question: First, what are your ideas about what has simply transpired within the House this afternoon?

Spike Lee: This is an historic day, a day that can go down within the historical past of the United States of America. No president ever has been impeached twice. And Agent Orange will go down on the incorrect aspect of historical past and because the worst — with a capital W — president within the historical past of this nation. Facts.

Q: There’s simply over every week till the inauguration of a brand new president, Joe Biden. Are you involved about how all this drama will play out earlier than then?

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