Daily News hits Trump with Miranda quote: 'You're going straight to hell'

Daily News hits Trump with Miranda quote: 'You're going straight to hell'
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President Trump’s hometown newspaper is siding with other New York celebrity, Lin Manuel Miranda, over Trump’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

The front page of Sunday's New York Daily News features Miranda’s quote telling Trump he’s “going straight to hell” against the backdrop of Miranda’s award-winning Broadway show “Hamilton.”


Miranda, whose hit show celebrates immigrants, and Trump are facing off on the front page.

"As American citizens drink from streams and stand in lines for ice, gas and food, President Trump says they ‘want everything to be done for them.' Lin-Manuel Miranda’s response?" the front page reads. "'You're going straight to hell.'"

Miranda, who is of Puerto Rican descent, tweeted his harsh criticism of Trump earlier in the day.

“You're going straight to hell, @realDonaldTrump. No long lines for you. Someone will say, ‘Right this way, sir.’ They'll clear a path,” Miranda tweeted.

Miranda was hitting Trump for his attacks on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz for her handling of the hurricane recovery efforts.

“She has been working 24/7. You have been GOLFING. You're going straight to hell. Fastest golf cart you ever took," Miranda tweeted.

Trump is facing backlash for his criticism of Cruz’s efforts in the wake of the storm. He slammed her as having “poor leadership ability.”

Cruz responded by saying she would do whatever she had to do to save lives on the island.