Alec Baldwin claims NBC refused to let 'SNL' endorse Clinton

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By Jose Sepulveda, Buzz60

Alec Baldwin, who played Donald Trump this season on Saturday Night Live, took to Twitter to claim the sketch comedy show may have wanted to formally endorse Hillary Clinton for President, but that executives at NBC "killed" that idea.

Baldwin's tweet came at 4:50am after Daniel D'Addario, a television critic for TIME, wrote a review of the show's post-election episode. D'Addario went on a Twitter storm about the episode which opened with Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton performing Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah.'

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D'Addario's final tweet in the series says: "This show chose at every turn to display about as little courage or decisiveness as possible, beginning with having Trump host last Nov."

Baldwin came back at D'Addario tweeting: "How naive you are @DPD_, SNL tell people who to vote for? Don't think that doesn't cross their mind. But NBC execs kill that." Baldwin then went on to diss the TV critic further saying: "You write about television, yet you know so little about how it really works."

So far, neither the show nor the network has responded.

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