Actor Vince Vaughn's interaction with President Trump gets strong online reaction

Melania Trump and President Donald Trump walk across the White House lawn Jan. 13.				CREDIT Oliver Contreras  Shutterstock

The exchange is drawing both praise and ire on social media.

In the case of Actor Vince Vaughn shaking President Donald Trump's hand, Fox News led viewers to believe that the outrage and "cancel culture" calls were legitimate, when in fact, they were referring to a satirical tweet about the interaction between the two. The video doesn't include any audio of their conversation - it does feature a rendition of "Sweet Caroline" that's oddly well timed to fit the back and forth - but the actor can be seen nodding and smiling as Trump reaches out to shake his hand. Let's hope they were discussing Wedding Crashers 2 and not nuclear war with Iran. Politically, he is an outspoken libertarian. Vince Vaughn doesn't strike me as one to give a s**t fortunately. And I want nothing more to do with him. "Ellen thought she had it rough.Keep Vince Vaughn in your prayers tonight", user Alex Salvi said. While liberal users remarked that "Vaughn has never really made a secret of his conservatism", far-right pundits slammed their left-leaning counterparts for being "perturbed by three adults interacting in a civil manner". "Hollyweird [sic] and other snowflakes could learn from him".

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The exchange is likely to draw comparisons to the scene a few months ago when former President George W. Bush and comedian Ellen DeGeneres shared a suite at a Cowboys game, enjoying each others' company. Vaughn has also publicly supported Ron Paul, giving a speech on his behalf when he was a Republican presidential candidate in 2012. Vaughn's political affiliation serves a similar goal. In a cover story for the British edition of GQ, for example, he said mass shootings "happened in places that don't allow guns". "Seriously, this guy just called me and screamed repeatedly, "I'M GOING TO KILL YOU F-T" and then hung up", Burke tweeted.

Weinstein said that Vaughn will ultimately "survive" the ruckus.

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