Trump Congratulates Schwarzenegger For ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Hosting Gig

AP

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took to Twitter to congratulate his “friend” Arnold Schwarzenegger after the action movie star and former governor of California was announced as the new host of the show for the 2016-17 season on Monday.

Here’s Trump’s response on Twitter:

Trump previously hosted the program, but NBC Universal ended its relationship with Trump earlier this summer after the businessman described Mexican immigrants as “rapists” and drug dealers during his campaign announcement. An NBC executive later said that Trump could “absolutely not” return to hosting the program.

Trump added after his tweet to Schwarzenegger:

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