Posted 11:36 p.m. ET October 14, 2018
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Actor Alec Baldwin followed up on his latest spoof representation of President Donald Trump with a serious call Sunday night for voters to use the midterm elections on November 6 to "peacefully" overthrow the government.
After resuming his role as Trump on "Saturday Night Live," Baldwin flew to New Hampshire, where he was the keynote speaker at the annual New Hampshire Democratic Party fundraiser dinner.
"The way we implement change in the United States is through elections, we change governments here at home in an orderly and formal way," he said. "In that orderly and formal and legal manner, we need to overthrow the government of the United States under Donald Trump."
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Baldwin said about one issue after another, Republicans are destroyers, not builders.
"There is a small group of people currently in power who are determined to continue with a malicious immigration policy that has established charges of human rights violations by the global community, which has looted money from the federal treasury and has deposited directly into the bank accounts of its most ardent political supporters, "he said.
He said that Republicans "shrug their shoulders" when it comes to violence with firearms, "spit in the face" in the rest of the world at the notion of changing obsolete energy policies and offer no hope or solutions to people from color seeking a decent seat in "The American economic table, but instead a prison sentence was issued, or worse, a bullet."
The recent confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh showed that Republicans believe that women do not deserve the same constitutional protections as men, Baldwin said.
"They themselves are sons, husbands, fathers, and yet, when the moment came in the thick of the #MeToo movement to put politics aside and establish that women's rights were more important than political expediency, they failed and it was horrible, "he said. .
The appearance of Baldwin in the state in which the first presidential primary is held came hours before the premiere of his new talk show. "The Alec Baldwin Show," which airs on ABC, will feature personal conversations with celebrities and cultural icons.
But Baldwin said he will not be overtly political. When asked Sunday if he would consider running for office, he did not rule it out, but joked that his wife would probably divorce.
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