Rosie O'Donnell on Trump feud: History will record these as 'horrible days'
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Comedian and actress Rosie O'Donnell said in a new interview that history will remember the years of the Trump administration as "horrible days" for the United States.

The former host of "The View" told USA Today that those demonstrating against the Trump administration's policies will be seen as being on "the right side of history" after President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from Trump-Biden debate clash The Memo: Debate or debacle? Democrats rip Trump for not condemning white supremacists, Proud Boys at debate MORE's time in office ends.


"These are horrible days. And history will record them as such," O'Donnell told the outlet. "The people that fought and did everything they could to use their voice against all this administration represents — they will be on the right side of history when it is all done. And let’s all hope that’s soon."

Protesters gathered in more than 700 cities in all 50 states on Saturday for rallies against Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which led to thousands of migrant children being separated from their parents at the U.S.–Mexico border. 

The policy drew sharp bipartisan rebuke, prompting Trump to sign an executive order reversing his policy of separating migrant families after being apprehended for crossing into the U.S. illegally. 

Hundreds of migrant children, however, remain separated from their parents under federal custody.

O'Donnell added that she considered herself an early target of Trump's Twitter attacks, which she says have now evolved to govern his interactions with world leaders.

"What he did to me and so many others, well it's now nations, and the world," O'Donnell told USA Today. "It’s like a nightmare come true. The guy who is your personal bully for over a decade is now running the country."

Trump famously said that he was referring to "only Rosie O'Donnell" when questioned by then-Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly during a GOP primary debate about his past comments about women. Those statements included derogatory remarks in which Trump called some women "fat pigs, dogs and slobs."

In an interview with W magazine last year, the actress again sharply criticized the president, saying she was worried about surviving Trump's time in office.

“It’s a terrifying concept, on the brink of nuclear war with a madman in charge. And the ineptitude — the impotence of people who should be able to stop him claiming they can’t — is absolutely infuriating,” O’Donnell said. 

“There are people who tell me, ‘Oh it’s going to be another year, another two years,’ and I seriously worry whether I personally will be able to live through [his presidency] and whether the nation will be able to live through it and survive.”