In a tweet, a White Home reporter quoted Mr Trump saying: “Arnold Schwarzenegger… what? He died… I used to be there.”
However only one hour later Mr Schwarzenegger, who just isn’t useless, quoted the tweet and added: “I’m nonetheless right here. Need to evaluate tax returns, @realDonaldTrump?”
The journalist clarified the president had been referring to The Terminator star’s TV scores when he mentioned the 71-year-old had “died”.
NBC cancelled The Apprentice in 2015 after Mr Trump had disparaged immigrants at first of his presidential marketing campaign.
However in 2017 the previous governor of California took over the boardroom hotseat when the community tried to relaunch the present.
Nevertheless, Mr Schwarzenegger solely filmed one season of The Apprentice and mentioned the reboot failed due to its continued affiliation with Mr Trump.
The feud between the 2 septuagenarians was reignited when Mr Trump attacked his rival’s efficiency on the fact TV programme this week.
“I gave them a prime present after they have been dying on NBC. However they don’t like me an excessive amount of. They needed a giant extension,” he mentioned.
“They used Arnold Schwarzenegger as a substitute. Huge film star. what? He died. He died. I used to be there 12 years, 14 seasons after which they decide a film actor and he dies on us.”
However Mr Schwarzenegger has now hit again by suggesting the president ought to launch his tax returns.
Mr Trump broke decades-long conference by refusing to publish his monetary statements through the election marketing campaign.
In Could, The New York Instances obtained some particulars of the actual property tycoon’s taxes, which revealed he misplaced a lot cash through the 1980s and 1990s he paid no revenue tax in any respect for eight years.
The newspaper reported Mr Trump misplaced extra money than nearly some other taxpayer throughout this era, a complete of $1.17bn (£934m).
Democrats in Congress are additionally engaged in a authorized tussle in an effort to power the White Home to launch the final six years of tax returns – a interval not coated by The New York Instances leak.