Actor Alec Baldwin is “one thousand percent” certain he could beat President Donald Trump in an election.
Baldwin told shock jock Howard Stern on Monday, “If I ran, I would win. I would absolutely win. One thousand percent.”
As The Daily Beast reports, Baldwin insists that only his wife and his current job hosting ABC’s “Match Game” stand in his way.
The issue came on Stern’s satellite radio show when the two were discussing hypothetical match-ups in the 2020 presidential election. Stern then suggested Baldwin could be one of the Democratic names to take on the sitting president.
Baldwin repeated his assertion that he couldn’t lose. “If I ran for president, I would win. Hands down, I would win,” he told Stern. “It would be the funniest, most exciting, craziest campaign.”
The actor, who regularly plays Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” suggested that if he faced off with Trump, the late night comedy show could host the presidential debates.
Despite all the bravado going on, Baldwin suggested it was very important to consider who the Democrats will choose to counter the president in 2020, predicting, “Somebody great is going to come up, I hope.”
The would-be candidate also said he has heard that first lady Melania Trump enjoys Baldwin’s impression of her husband, reportedly saying, “That’s him, that’s him!”
“She must know what a maniac he is,” Baldwin told Stern.