Saturday, November 19, 2016

Trump Takes on Broadway After Pence’s ‘Hamilton’ Dressing Down

President-elect Donald Trump demanded an apology from the cast of “Hamilton” after his second-in-command, Mike Pence, was singled out following a performance of the Broadway hit.

“Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing. This should not happen!” Trump said Saturday on Twitter.

Pence attended the musical, about the life of Alexander Hamilton, in Manhattan on Friday night. As the vice president-elect was leaving the theater during the curtain-call, Brandon Victor Dixon, the actor who played former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr, thanked Pence for attending, and said, “we hope you will hear us out.” ....