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Posted: March 05, 2018

'SNL': Alec Baldwin as Trump compares White House to Waffle House at 2 a.m.

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'SNL': Alec Baldwin as Trump compares White House to Waffle House at 2 a.m.
Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.” (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

By Rodney Ho, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


On "Saturday Night Live," the Alec Baldwin/President Donald Trump sketches keep on coming.

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During the opener Saturday night, the show's writers did make an amusing – if not totally over-the-top – analogy between the White House and a Waffle House at 2 a.m.

Turning to the subject of his planned tariffs on aluminum and steel, Baldwin-as-Trump said: “Both sides hated it. I don’t care. I said I was going to run this country like a business. That business is a Waffle House at 2 a.m. Crazies everywhere, staff walking out in the middle of their shift, managers taking money out of the cash register to pay off the Russian mob.”

>> Watch the clip here

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