Donald Trump Reportedly Wanted Justice Department, FCC to Make ‘SNL’ Stop Mocking Him
Donald Trump was often vocal about his disdain for “Saturday Night Live” and Alec Baldwin’s recurring portrayal of him.
Before the former president got banned from Twitter, he constantly used the social media platform to bash the long-running NBC sketch comedy series, once infamously tweeting:“It’s truly incredible that shows like ‘Saturday Night Live,’ not funny/no talent, can spend all of their time knocking the same person (me), over & over, without so much of a mention of ‘the other side.’ Like an advertisement without consequences.
Same with Late Night Shows.
Should Federal Election Commission and/or FCC look into this?”A new report from The Daily Beast claims Trump “went farther than simply tweeting his displeasure with the late-night comedians and SNL writers’ room,” adding, “The internal discussions that followed, between the former leader of the free world and some of his political and legal advisers, once
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