Jon Voight Declares Trump 'Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln' - WATCH
Legendary actor releases new viral video 'To my fellow Americans'
Legendary actor Jon Voight posted a two-part video on Twitter late Friday, with a patriotic message to his "fellow Americans," that was an instant hit with his supporters.
During the short videos, the veteran star declares that Donald Trump is "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln," much to the delight of his supporters.
The "Mickey Donovan" character actor, one of the few outspoken conservatives in Hollywood, directly addressed the "people of the Republican Party."
"I know that you'll agree with me when I say that our president has our utmost respect and our love," Voight begins.
"This job is not easy for he's battling the left and their absurd words of destruction. ...
"Our nation has been built on the solid ground from our forefathers and there is a moral code of duty that has been passed on from President Lincoln."
To my fellow Americans. Part 1. pic.twitter.com/srw4zXCRKJ— Jon Voight (@jonvoight) May 25, 2019
The Academy Award-winning actor told his followers that he wanted to "acknowledge the truth" that "our country is stronger, safer, and with more jobs" because President Trump "has made every move correct."
"Don't be fooled by the political left because we are the people of this nation that is witnessing triumph," Voight continued.
"So let us stand with our president, let us stand for this truth that President Trump is the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln. God bless America."
To my fellow Americans. Part 2. pic.twitter.com/uhqpbzwHhS— Jon Voight (@jonvoight) May 25, 2019
Voight is best known for his lead role as Joe Buck in the 1969 film "Midnight Cowboy."
His decades-long career includes movie roles in "Deliverance," "Mission: Impossible," "Anaconda," "Zoolander," and "Transformers" as well as television roles in "24."
He currently plays the role of Ray's father Mickey - arguably one of the greatest supporting characters in television - in the hit TV series "Ray Donovan."
Voight's Twitter video message quickly went viral promting a flurry of supportive responses.
"Thank you for a powerful and uplifting message. We get too little of that," one comment said.
"We love you Jon Voight!! Thanks for those well spoken words... God bless you and America," another Twitter user added.
"You are a Patriot Jon. Thank you for your message," said another commenter.