Alec Baldwin mocks President-elect Donald Trump during a protest rally in New York pic.twitter.com/SNwV9Fi1dE— ITV News (@itvnews) January 20, 2017
A day before Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., thousands of people, including prominent political figures and celebrities, gathered in New York City outside the Trump International Hotel in solidarity with the anti-Trump protesters in the capital city.
Along with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Robert DeNiro, Rosie Perez, Mark Ruffalo and Alec Baldwin attended the rally.
Thousands filled CentralParkWest tonight to tell Trump he's not going to get away with any of it. (Pic: me w/ DeNiro) pic.twitter.com/mkMZ5yR2T2— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) January 20, 2017
And, despite the fact that Baldwin wasn’t dressed in his signature “Saturday Night Live” Trump suit and wig, he couldn’t help but channel his wildly popular impression of the foul-mouthed billionaire. For this impromptu skit, the actor chose to mock Trump’s alleged sketchy ties to Russia.
“I just want to say, I’ve been standing out here in the freezing cold for a long time,” Baldwin’s Trump said. “I have to go to the bathroom. I have to pee. But I’m holding it in, I’m holding it in, I’m not gonna pee. I’m going to a function at the Russian consulate tonight, I’m gonna hold it in ‘till I get there.”
However, the actor soon ditched the act for a more serious message.
“These people are a disgrace, but there is hope,” he said. “Donald Trump and Steve Bannon and Mike Pence and all these people that are a part of Trump’s administration think you’re going to lay down. The one thing they don’t realize is New Yorkers never lay down.”
“I’m a parent,” Baldwin continued. “Our children are never too young to know what’s going on and to teach them what a real American is. And real Americans want full transparency of their government.”
Around 25,000 people reportedly attended the event that was organized by Greenpeace, Planned Parenthood and MoveOn.org.
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