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Alec Baldwin Returns to ‘Saturday Night Live’ to Skewer Trump — Watch

Making America great again: easier said than done?

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Margot Robbie" Episode 1705 -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump during the "Debate Cold Open" sketch on October 1, 2016 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump

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Donald Trump’s promise to make America great again was built on several smaller promises: repealing Obamacare, defeating ISIS, deporting millions of illegal immigrants, bringing jobs back to coal country. Those oaths — and the unlikelihood that the president-elect will actually accomplish any of them — served as the cold open of last night’s “Saturday Night Live,” which saw Alec Baldwin reprise his role as Trump once again. Watch it below.

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The skit finds Trump thanking Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon), saying that he wouldn’t have won the election without her (“I think about that every day,” she responds with more than a little nervousness in her voice); googling ISIS after being told by a general that it’s now time to enact that secret plan he kept mentioning throughout the campaign; and repeating his mantra (“big beautiful boobs and buildings”) to calm himself.

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In news that should come as a surprise to anyone familiar with our famously unflappable president-elect, Trump took issue with the skit. “I watched parts of @nbcsnl Saturday Night Live last night,” he tweeted early this morning in yet another instance of presidential impulse control. “It is a totally one-sided, biased show – nothing funny at all. Equal time for us?”

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