Alec Baldwin: Trump's 'SNL' attack may be 'a threat to my safety'

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Donald Trump was busy this weekend with a host of critics in the firing line for the president's ire - including the suggestion that one of those critics should face 'retribution' for their harsh words against him.

Alec Baldwin hit back at President Donald Trump's rage-tweet "Saturday Night Live" attack, asking whether the president's "ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE" smear constitutes "a threat to my safety and that of my family."

The actor known for portraying Trump on the comedy show raised the question Sunday night.

Baldwin's question followed a Trump tweet blasting "SNL" as "tired" and NBC as "Fake News."

"Very unfair and should be looked into," Trump wrote. "This is the real Collusion!"

He added: "THE RIGGED AND CORRUPT MEDIA IS THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!"

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Don Cheadle' Episode 1759 -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump during the 'Trump Press Conference' Cold Open on Saturday, February 16, 2019 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Alec Baldwin says Trump's latest attack on Saturday Night Live is 'a threat to my safety'
Alec Baldwin has responded to President Trump's angry riposte to the latest Saturday Night Live episode by asking whether the language used by the President "constitutes a threat to my safety and that of my family." The actor, who regularly impersonates Trump on the show, tweeted, "I wonder if a sitting President exhorting his followers that my role in a TV comedy qualifies me as an enemy of the people constitutes a threat to my safety and that of my family." I wonder…
Les nombreux tweets qui affluent pour ironiser sur l'urgence nationale, décrétée par la Maison Blanche, font suite à un sketch d'Alec Baldwin, déguisé en Donald Trump, diffusé dans "Saturday Night Live".

Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump in the opening sketch of “Saturday Night Live,” in New York on Feb. 4, 2017. (Photo: Will Heath/NBC via AP)

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 27: (L-R) Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Matt Damon' Episode 1755 -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump during the Its a Wonderful Trump Cold Open in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 15, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Rachel Brosnahan' Episode 1756 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kenan Thompson as Steve Harvey, Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, and Pete Davidson as a Clemson student during the 'Deal or No Deal Cold Open' sketch on Saturday, January 19, 2019 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Matt Damon' Episode 1755 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and Kenan Thompson as Clarence the angel during the Its a Wonderful Trump Cold Open in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 15, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Matt Damon' Episode 1755 -- Pictured: (l-r) Heidi Gardner as Hernia Trump, Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, Robert De Niro as Robert Mueller, Beck Bennett as Mike Pence, Kate McKinnon as Kellyanne Conway, Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, Mikey Day as Donald Trump Jr., Alex Moffat as Eric Trump, Kenan Thompson as Clarence the angel, Ego Nwodim as a Syrian refugee, Ben Stiller as Michael Cohen, and Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the Its a Wonderful Trump Cold Open in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 15, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Claire Foy' Episode 1753 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and Beck Bennett as Vladimir Putin during the 'Trump Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 1, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Matt Damon' Episode 1755 -- Pictured: (l-r) Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, and Kenan Thompson as Clarence the angel during the Its a Wonderful Trump Cold Open in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 15, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Claire Foy' Episode 1753 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, Beck Bennett as Vladimir Putin, and Fred Armisen as Mohammed Bin Salman during the 'Trump Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 1, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Seth Meyers' Episode 1749 -- Pictured: (l-r) Chris Redd as Kanye West, Kenan Thompson as Jim Brown, Pete Davidson, Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during 'Kanye Trump Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, October 13, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Claire Foy' Episode 1753 -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump during the 'Trump Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 1, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photobank)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Tina Fey' Episode 1746 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mikey Day as Donald Trump Jr., Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump, Kate McKinnon as Rudy Giuliani, Ben Stiller as Michael Cohen during 'Trump Mueller Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, May 19, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1742 'Chadwick Boseman' -- Pictured: (l-r) Alex Moffat as Raimonds Vejonis President of Latvia, Heidi Gardner as Kersti Kaljulaid President of Estonia, Kate McKinnon as Dalia Grybauskait? President of Lithuania, Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during 'Trump Baltic States Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, April 7, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1742 'Chadwick Boseman' -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during 'Trump Baltic States Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, April 7, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1738 'Natalie Portman' -- Pictured: Alex Baldwin as President Donald J. Trump during 'Fox and Friends' Cold Open in Studio 8H on Saturday, February 3, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1732 -- Pictured: (l-r) Cecily Strong as First Lady Melania Trump, Alec Baldwin as President Donald J. Trump during 'White House Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 2, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1732 -- Pictured: (l-r) Beck Bennett as Russian President Vladimir Putin, Alec Baldwin as President Donald J. Trump during 'White House Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 2, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1732 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as President Donald J. Trump, Mikey Day as Michael Flynn during 'White House Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 2, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1729 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as President, Donald J. Trump, Beck Bennett as Vice President, Mike Pence, Alex Moffat as Paul Manafort during 'Manafort's House Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, November 4, 2017 -- (Photo by: (Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1729 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alex Moffat as Paul Manafort, Alec Baldwin as President, Donald J. Trump during 'Manafort's House Cold Open' in Studio 8H on Saturday, November 4, 2017 -- (Photo by: (Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Kumail Nanjiani' Episode 1728 -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as President Donald J. Trump during 'Trucker Rally Cold Open' on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Studio 8H -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Ryan Gosling' Episode 1726 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kate McKinnon as Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Alec Baldwin as President of the United States Donald Trump during 'Cold Open' in studio 8H on September 30, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE -- Episode 103 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kenan Thompson, Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during a 'Trump Phoenix Rally' on August 24, 2017 -- (Photo by: Rosalind O'Connor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Melissa McCarthy' Episode 1724 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mikey Day as a waiter, Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump, Michael Che as Journalist Lester Holt during 'Lester Holt Cold Open' in Studio 8H on May 13, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Melissa McCarthy' Episode 1724 -- Pictured: (l-r) Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during 'Spicer Returns' in Studio 8H on May 13, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Melissa McCarthy' Episode 1724 -- Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump, Michael Che as Journalist Lester Holt during 'Lester Holt Cold Open' in Studio 8H on May 13, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Alec Baldwin' Episode 1718 -- Pictured: Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump during the 'Trump People's Court' sketch on February 11, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Alec Baldwin' Episode 1718 -- Pictured: Leslie Jones during the 'Leslie Wants to Play Trump' sketch on February 10, 2017 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Baldwin once again played the president on Saturday, mocking Trump's national emergency declaration to gain access to billions in funding for construction of his southern border wall.

"We have a tremendous amount of drugs flowing into this country from the southern border, or the brown line as many people have asked me not to call it," the actor joked during his routine. "That's why we need wall, because wall works. Wall makes safe."

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