Alec Baldwin says he’d ‘absolutely win’ if he ran for president

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump on SNL

Camera Icon Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump

Hands down, I would win.

Stern suggested the highly opinionated Baldwin run for office and asked the actor how he would fare against Trump.

Actor Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria have five children together
Camera Icon Actor Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria have five children

In the interview embedded above, Baldwin and Stern's conversation turns to the 2020 election, and Baldwin admits that he "can only think of a couple people who I think could beat Trump". His impersonation - which won the actor an Emmy award previous year - has drawn the ire of the president, especially on Twitter. "It'd be the funniest, most exciting, most insane campaign", Baldwin replied with a smile.

Taking a jab at President Trump, the actor said, "The only reason I say that is because I'd love to run for that kind of position just to have things be very common sense". "There are so many things that this country needs to do that are so obvious", he said.

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It's unclear exactly who has relayed the first lady's alleged approval of Baldwin's impression to the Oscar-nominated actor, but he described his apparent sources as "powerful" people in Washington. She watched SNL. She watched it online and she laughed and she said 'That him. The King of All Media joked back and forth with Baldwin about his summer gig and whether it would clash with a presidential campaign.

"Frankly, at this point I would vote for a potted plant over Donald Trump if that potted plant was the nominee", she said. "Apparently, Trump is horrified and beside himself that his wife actually thinks it's amusing".

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