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Robert De Niro on Donald Trump: ‘I’d like to punch him in the face’

WATCH ABOVE: De Niro doesn't mince words on how he feels about in released video

Robert De Niro deliver a scathing indictment of Donald Trump in footage which first appeared on The Kelly File on Fox News Friday, calling the Republican president candidate “a pig” and “a con” before saying he wanted to “punch him in the face.”

The video, filmed by Anonymous Content, was intended to appear as part of a voter initiative called #VoteYourFuture but was deemed to be used in the non-partisan campaign intended to encourage people to vote.

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Director Tom McCarthy asked the award-winning actor, “What do you care about?” and De Niro sounded off.

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“He’s so blatantly stupid,” De Niro responded before using a host of colourful adjectives to describe Trump including “punk,” “pig,” “dog,” “con” and “mutt.”

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The video, which was taped prior to Friday’s audio release which captured Trump making dubious remarks about women, also includes a mention from De Niro of another error from the Republican nominee.

“He talks how he’d like to punch people in the face?” De Niro said. “Well, I’d like to punch him in the face.”

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It concludes with De Niro saying, “It makes me so angry that this country has gotten to this point, that this fool, this bozo, has wound up where he has.

“If you care about your future, vote for it.”

With files from Reuters