Rolling Stones Urge Americans to ‘Get Rid of Trump’

The Rolling Stones lead guitarist Keith Richards warned Americans that it’s time to “get rid” of President Donald Trump.

“Now America has to get rid of him,” Richards said during an interview with BBC Radio 4 released Tuesday. “Don’t say I didn’t warn you,” Richards added.

The warning came after The Rolling Stones’ guitarist talked about a time when Trump, back then a New York real estate mogul, was tapped to promote one of the band’s concerts in Atlantic City.

“When we got to Atlantic City,” Richards told the radio program, “The concert was prominently advertised as ‘Donald Trump Presents’… ‘The Rolling Stones’ was written in miniature.”

“We never have much to do with promoters usually, but this one got me,” the 74-year-old British musician exclaimed. “That was the last time I got angry, I pulled out my trusty blade, stuck it in the table and said: ‘You’ve got to get rid of this man.'”

Richards  has also previously spoken out against Trump. In a 2015 interview, the rock star called a Trump presidency “the worst nightmare.”

“Can you imagine President Trump? The worst nightmare,” Richards said at the time. “But we can’t say that. Because it could happen. This is one of the wonders of this country.”

Rolling Stones’ frontman Mick Jagger also criticized Trump in Tuesday’s BBC interview for playing the band’s 1969 classic, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” without their permission during his 2016 White House bid.

“He used it on everything. He used it on every rally through the election campaign,” Jagger said.

“I wasn’t the DJ, obviously,” Jagger said, but, “it’s a funny song for your play-out song.”

“So when he finished the speech, he played this out on this sort of doomy ballad about drugs in Chelsea,” Jagger continued.

“It’s kind of weird if you think about it, but he couldn’t be persuaded to use something else. That was an odd thing, really odd.”

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