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Donald Trump again criticizes cast of ‘overrated’ ‘Hamilton’

Vice president-elect Mike Pence waved Friday as he left the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York after a performance of the hit musical “Hamilton.”

Andres Kudacki/Associated Press

Vice president-elect Mike Pence waved Friday as he left the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York after a performance of the hit musical “Hamilton.”

Donald Trump is speaking out about “Hamilton” — again.

The president-elect first criticized the show’s cast on Saturday, after vice president-elect Mike Pence attended a Friday performance of the hit Broadway show and was booed. The cast read a statement afterward, saying that it was “alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us.”

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Trump returned to Twitter early Sunday and stepped up his rhetoric.

“The cast and producers of Hamilton, which I hear is highly overrated, should immediately apologize to Mike Pence for their terrible behavior,” Trump wrote at 6:22 a.m.

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Also Sunday, Trump tweeted that he would continue to host “numerous patriots” during the day at his Bedminster, N.J., golf course, as he works to fill out his Cabinet.

When Trump was asked Sunday evening by a reporter about his thoughts on “SNL,” he responded, “Not much of a show,” according to a pool report.

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