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A Newspaper Used A Picture Of Alec Baldwin In "SNL" Instead Of Donald Trump


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People mostly just thought it was pretty funny.

. @AlecBaldwin.@realDonaldTrump A REAL STORY in the El Nacional newspaper in Santo Domingo. Serious article about…

That moment when @AlecBaldwin IS in fact Donald Trump. Hoy es viernes y @ElNacional_RD lo sabe.

If @ElNacionalWeb uses a @melissamccarthy pic for Sean Spicer I'm subscribing.

@craigmelvin @AlecBaldwin is so good at doing Trump @ElNacional_RD used his picture instead of the latter.


Dear El Nacional, Alec Baldwin will be pleased as punch. But let's hope the Dominican Republic isn't added to Trump…

Trump is less likely to be amused by the mistake.

In the past, Trump has made it clear that he does not think much of Baldwin's portrayals of him.

El Nacional posted an apology on its website on Sunday:

"The picture was sent that day by the Associated Press (AP) with the name of the actor and the program, but was placed as if it were the one of Trump.

"El Nacional apologizes to the readers and to all those who felt affected by the publication."

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