While speaking at an Iowa Democratic Party fundraiser Monday night, actor Alec Baldwin, told members they needed to let wounds heal and unify the party.
“I still choke down those words every day — President Trump,” Baldwin told a completely sold-out crowd, MSNBC reported.
Baldwin, who plays the president on “Saturday Night Live,” confessed that he would love nothing more to “never ever inhabit the brain of Donald Trump again.” Unfortunately for him, this has become his life.
Baldwin denounced the racist comments from Trump earlier Monday while the Navajo code-talkers visited the White House during Native American Awareness Month.
“And I just want to thank you because you’re very, very special people. You were here long before any of us were here, although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago, they call her Pocahontas. But you know what I like you,” Trump told them men, standing in front of a painting of Andrew Jackson, who signed the Indian Removal Act. It was a reference to Elizabeth Warren, who Trump holds a bizarre obsession with.
“I’m sorry if I offended anyone,” Baldwin said in his Trump impersonation. “Especially Pocahontas, who’s of course a smoking-hot cartoon character.”
But the main focus of Baldwin’s speech was healing wounds between Hillary Clinton supporters and voters for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
“I only have myself to blame. We didn’t work hard enough,” Baldwin confessed. “I make a promise to you: I am ready to fight to help the Democrats win.”
The fall fundraiser for the party has been a key event to launch presidential campaigns. Both Sens. Barack Obama and Jon Kerry attended the event prior to the Iowa Caucus in 2008 and 2004.
MSNBC described Baldwin as almost presidential himself, discussing health care, job creation and foreign policy.
“A future Democratic president may be in this room tonight,” he said.
Watch a short clip of the speech below:
WATCH: Raging New York man screams racial slurs as he chases Black woman’s car
An upstate New York man was charged with a hate crime after he chased a Black woman and her boyfriend shouting racial slurs.
Athina Mitchell and Charles Wilkinson were looking for a new fishing spot they'd heard about Sunday in Plattsburgh when an angry white man approached their car shouting, reported WPTZ-TV.
"Here n*gger, n*gger, n*gger," the man said, as if calling to her like a dog.
‘They’re all laughing at you’: Trump mocked after both of his SCOTUS picks rule against him on taxes
President Donald Trump faced a stinging defeat on Thursday after the United States Supreme Court ruled that he cannot block a subpoena for his financial records from New York County District Attorney Cy Vance.
What made the decision particularly notable was the fact that both of President Trump's picks for the Supreme Court -- Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- ruled against him in the case.
Given that Trump has made his nominations of SCOTUS justices a cornerstone of his 2020 reelection campaign, many Twitter users pounced on the news to mock the president's loss at the hands of his own Supreme Court picks.
‘All nine justices’ rejected Trump’s claim of absolute immunity: CNN’s Toobin
On Thursday, following the Supreme Court's 7-2 ruling that President Donald Trump's taxes are not immune from the Manhattan criminal investigation, CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin broke down the implications of the decision.
"All nine justices reject the position put forth by the president's lawyers in this case," said Toobin. "All nine justices say that the president does not have absolute immunity from a subpoena, and all nine agree that the case has to go back to district court."
"This is a legal defeat for the president, but it may be a practical victory," added Toobin. "The idea that the president can't be subpoenaed is completely rejected but the Supreme Court, and that even the two dissenting justices agree on ... the practical victory for the president is that the legal proceedings will continue. It seems unlikely, given this opinion, that the president will ultimately be able to stop the disclosure of these events to the grand jury in Manhattan, but it's going to take time. I mean, this process will begin again. The district court will get briefings. They may hear evidence. That will be appealed to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and then losing party will likely go back to the Supreme Court. All of this will take a while."