Tim Robbins Calls Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban A ‘Disgrace’

Tim Robbins is calling out Donald Trump and the U.S. Supreme Court for its recent decision upholding a ban on travel from Muslim-majority countries.

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Speaking to journalists at the Karlov Vary Film Festival on Saturday, the actor and activist said, “That Supreme Court decision will be remembered as a disgrace,” Variety reported.

Robbins is at the Czech film fest to screen his films “The Cradle Will Rock” and “Bob Roberts”. The latter is a film about a conservative political candidate who is “a big fan of beauty pageants and was also formerly in a military school and avoided service.

“I had no idea we would ever elect Bob Roberts as president of the United States,” Robbins said, referring to Trump.

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As for being outspoken on progressive issues, the actor said, “I don’t know that I would like myself very much. To know something and to not say anything, to me, is a betrayal of what a democracy is.”

Robbins’ longtime partner Susan Sarandon has also regularly spoken out about important issues.

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