- The Washington Times
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Actor Alec Baldwin fired off a couple of angry tweets to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Monday, blasting his daughter, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, as a “mouthpiece for fascism.”

The drama started Saturday morning when Mr. Huckabee celebrated Mr. Baldwin’s announcement that he had no plans to continue his Emmy-winning impersonation of President Trump on “Saturday Night Live.”

“Good news for viewers who are ‘so done’ with ‘SNL’ & unfunny vicious Trump bashing instead of comedy,” the former governor tweeted.

On Monday, Mr. Baldwin responded by saying he wished Mr. Huckabee and his daughter would just “go away.”

“Who knows what the future holds?” the actor wrote. “I tell what it should hold. That you, who have sucked a govt paycheck out of the economy while you were a dreadful Lt gov and then gov and that daughter of yours, a mouthpiece for fascism, that you go away. Just…go away.”

“And your show is dreadful,” he continued. “You have no charm, insight or intellect.”

“I honestly can see where people don’t find the SNL Trump schtick funny. That’s about taste,” he added. “But to say it disrespects the presidency is beyond me. No one disrespects the presidency more than Trump himself.”

Mr. Huckabee did not respond to Mr. Baldwin’s tweets.

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