Donald Trump Complains About Post-Election 'SNL,' Alec Baldwin Responds: "Election Is Over"

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Donald Trump (left), Alec Baldwin

"You know what I would do if I were Prez? I'd be focused on how to improve the lives of AS MANY AMERICANS AS POSSIBLE. I'd be focused on improving our reputation abroad, including actually fighting for freedom and not just oil."

Donald Trump was not a fan of Saturday Night Live's most recent episode, in which Alec Baldwin made his first post-election appearance.

"Google, what is ISIS?" Baldwin's Trump character asked his computer to start the skit. "Siri, how do I kill ISIS?"

The episode continued with Baldwin's Trump going back on most of his promises, saying "just leave it" to multiple policies in place that the real Trump campaigned on overturning. He also agreed with Jason Sudeikis' Mitt Romney that working together would never pan out (though the actual Romney is reportedly in the running for a cabinet position) and mentioned that Vice President-elect Mike Pence got a "free lecture" at Friday night's Hamilton performance.

The president-elect took to Twitter on Sunday morning to complain about SNL's content. "It is a totally one-sided, biased show - nothing funny at all. Equal time for us?"

Baldwin responded to Trump, telling him to shift his focus away from SNL and toward his presidential duties ahead: "You know what I would do if I were Prez? I'd be focused on how to improve the lives of AS MANY AMERICANS AS POSSIBLE. I'd be focused on improving our reputation abroad, including actually fighting for freedom and not just oil. I would make every effort 2 retrain Americans so 2 cre8 jobs. 1 way u make America gr8 again is 2 put it back 2 work. I would make appointments that encouraged people, not generate fear and doubt."

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