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Springsteen Says He, Band 'Embarrassed Americans' Under Trump

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By    |   Saturday, 04 Feb 2017 04:32 PM

Bruce Springsteen told an Australian crowd in Melbourne earlier this week that he's "embarrassed" as an American following news reports claiming President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's telephone conversation was acrimonious and that Trump had hung up on him.

"We stand before you embarrassed Americans," Springsteen said of himself and his band, according to the New York Post's Page Six

"This is a song from 1965 by The Orlons and we’re going to use it to send a letter back home.”

The song: "Don't Hang Up."

It was initially reported that Turnbull and Trump had clashed in their phone call and that Trump hung up after telling him their conversation was the "worst call by far," of those he'd had with other world leaders.

Turnbull though, has disputed some of the reports, saying in a radio interview in Australia that Trump did not hang up with him and the call ended "courteously."

Springsteen also commented that his band is part of national resistance against the Trump administration, and has attacked the president before as well by asking if he was "competent enough" to lead the nation.

"It's simply the fear of, 'Is someone simply competent enough to do this particular job?'" Springsteen told Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast in January. "Forget about where they are ideologically. Do they simply have the pure competence to be put in a position of such responsibility?"

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