Simon was defiant, still, after another Twitter user said they would make the United States Secret Service aware of his tweet, which the user said appeared to condone violence against President Trump.
“Don’t just call the Secret Service, ya rube,” he wrote. “Call the Justice League. They’re the first line of defense against disturbing rhetoric. Go big!” he said referring to the DC Comics superhero group.
Simon has been a vocal critic of the president.
In April, the producer slammed Trump’s proposed budget cuts, asking, “Anybody sentient among the no-difference-between-Clinton-and-Trump crowd that wants to take a crack at this?”
Anybody sentient among the no-difference-between-Clinton-and-Trump crowd that wants to take a crack at this? https://t.co/7CkHS6Hxb3
According to a PBS News’ Judy Woodruff, Trump considered firing Mueller this week. The special counselor appointed to oversee the investigation into alleged connections between the president and Russia has reportedly hired several attorneys who have donated almost exclusively to Democratic politicians, according to CNN.