Would you vote for Alec Baldwin? He thinks so! In a new interview, the A-list actor, who has impersonated the POTUS on Saturday Night Live the past two years, shared his candid political views — and revealed he thinks he would beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election if he ran against him.
"If I ran, I would win," he said on The Howard Stern Show on Monday, June 11, adding that he would have the "funniest, most exciting, most crazy campaign" Alec continued, "I would absolutely win. I 1,000 percent would win." However, he admitted he doesn't really have time to lead the country, but he hopes "somebody great" will take over in two years. "I’d love to run for that kind of position to have things just be very common sense," he added. "There’s so many things this country needs to do that are so obvious."
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Alec is changing his tune, however, because he once told 60 Minutes in 2008 that he always wanted to be a politician. "There's no age limit on running for office, to a degree," he said at the time. "Something I might do, one day."
For now, though, Alec is just trying to get Donald to come on the SNL set. "I think if he came it would be a great show," the dad-of-five said. "I think it would be better for everybody. It’s always fun to defuse some of the tensions and unpleasantness of all this because we are mocking him — by no means with more frequency or more maliciousness if you will than other people."
"Trump himself is responsible for nearly all of the content. Trump is the head writer at SNL. Nearly everything, every consonant and every vowel is something that Trump himself has rendered in some way. So I think Trump is even more frustrated because he has only himself to blame for that," he added. We'd tune in to that episode, that's for sure!