Comedy icon Mel Brooks endorses Biden over COVID-19 response: 'Joe likes facts'

By 1010 WINS

Comedy icon Mel Brooks on Tuesday endorsed Joe Biden for president, saying that President Trump is “not doing a damn thing” about the coronavirus pandemic.

"My father, @MelBrooks, is 94. He has never made a political video. Until now,” Brooks’s son, Max Brooks wrote on Twitter, along with a video of his father.

In the video, Brooks sitting at a table holding a "cup of Joe'" mug, while his son and grandson stand outside of a glass window.

"They can’t be with me. Why? Because of this coronavirus," Brooks said. "And Donald Trump’s not doing a damn thing about it."

Brooks then goes on to endorses Biden, while his son and grandson hold up Biden-Harris campaign signs that reads "Joe likes facts."

“Why do I like Joe? Because Joe likes facts. Because Joe likes science. Joe will keep us going. Take a tip from me, vote for Joe," Brooks continues in the video.

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