Neil Young may now sue Donald Trump over the use of his music at his rallies after becoming upset by the U.S. leader’s decision to deploy armed federal agents to disperse protesters in Portland, Ore.
The musician has been extremely outspoken in his disdain for Trump’s use of his song Rockin’ in the Free World at the President’s campaign rallies, but has yet to take legal action.
In a new post on his website, however, Young once again condemned the use of the track, and claimed the recent heightened civil unrest in Portland had led him to “reconsider” suing Trump.
“I am changing my mind about suing President Trump. Reconsidering. I’m looking at it again,” he announced. “There is a long history to consider and I originally considered it, deciding not to pursue.
“But then President Trump ordered thugs in uniform onto our streets. His idea. He ordered it himself. This all DJT.”
Young reference the recent deployment of armed federal agents to combat protesters, including a Navy veteran, as his reason for reconsideration, insisting, “Trump has no respect for our military.”