Trump lashes out on Twitter at latest SNL portrayal and demands ‘equal time’
President elect Donald Trump can’t seem to let the booing of his running mate Mike Pence at a performance of ‘Hamilton’ go. Sunday morning he was up bright and early to tweet at the cast members of the sold-out play before turning on Saturday Night Live’s portrayal of him again.
According to Trump, the Tony award winning “Hamilton” is “highly overrated” and Saturday Night Live owes him “equal time” for mocking him.
See the tweets below:
The cast and producers of Hamilton, which I hear is highly overrated, should immediately apologize to Mike Pence for their terrible behavior
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 20, 2016
Actor Alec Baldwin, who has portrayed Trump on SNL, was quick to respond to the president-elect’s odd demand for “equal time”:
Election is over. There is no more equal time. Now u try 2 b Pres + ppl respond. That's pretty much it.
— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) November 20, 2016
Late Saturday, Trump tweeted at the Hamilton cast only to delete it — but not before some eagle-eyed followers screen-captured it:
Trump posted this 3rd tweet attacking "Hamilton," then deleted it fast. Rare move by him. Spokeswoman not saying why. pic.twitter.com/qfXODdakPu
— Patrick Healy (@patrickhealynyt) November 20, 2016